Wolframin mutations and hospitalization for psychiatric illness

  title={Wolframin mutations and hospitalization for psychiatric illness},
  author={Michael Swift and Ronnie Gorman Swift},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
Genetic predisposition plays an important role in most common psychiatric disorders. The identification of a specific gene associated with a psychiatric illness can lead to improved management of the gene-associated disorder. Mutations in the wolframin gene are associated with mental illness. Many patients with the Wolfram syndrome (WS), who are homozygous or compound heterozygous for wolframin mutations, have severe psychiatric symptoms. In WS families, close blood relatives, who have a high… CONTINUE READING


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