Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Scientists Closer to Identifying Bipolar Risk Genes

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have taken a major step toward identifying the specific genes that contribute tobipolar disorder.
Rather than just relying on clinical symptoms alone, researchers combined the findings of brain imaging, cognitive testing, and a variety of temperament and behavior tests to identify about 50 brain and behavioral measures that have both a strong genetic influence and a link to bipolar disorder.

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