Psychiatric genetics in Australia

Mowry, B. J. (2003) Psychiatric genetics in Australia. Psychiatric Genetics, 13 3: 131-141. doi:10.1097/00041444-200309000-00001


Author Mowry, B. J.
Title Psychiatric genetics in Australia
Journal name Psychiatric Genetics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0955-8829
Publication date 2003
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1097/00041444-200309000-00001
Volume 13
Issue 3
Start page 131
End page 141
Total pages 11
Editor J. I. Nurnberger Jr
Place of publication USA
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Collection year 2003
Language eng
Subject C1
321021 Psychiatry
730211 Mental health
Abstract Australian research in psychiatric genetics covers molecular genetic studies of depression, anxiety, alcohol dependence, Alzheimer's disease, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For each disorder, a variety of clinical cohorts have been recruited including affected sib pair families, trios, case/controls, and twins from a large population-based twin registry. These studies are taking place both independently and in collaboration with international groups. Microarray studies now complement DNA investigations, while animal models are in development An Australian government genome facility provides a high throughput genotyping and mutation detection service to the Australian scientific community, enhancing the contribution of Australian psychiatric genetics groups to gene discovery. (C) 2003 Lippincott Williams Wilkins.
Keyword Genetics & Heredity
Neurosciences
Australia
Alcoholism
Anxiety
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Autism
Bipolar Disorder
Dementia
Depression
Schizophrenia
Bipolar Affective-disorder
Deficit-hyperactivity Disorder
Amyloid Precursor Protein
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder
Serotonin Transporter Gene
Onset Alzheimers-disease
Susceptibility Locus
Receptor Gene
Close Linkage
Twin Sample
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collections: 2004 Higher Education Research Data Collection
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