Chromosomal abnormalities and psychosis

Muir, Walter J. and Pickard, Benjamin S. and Blackwood, Douglas H.R. (2006) Chromosomal abnormalities and psychosis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 188 (6). pp. 501-503. ISSN 0007-1250

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Abstract

The search for susceptibility genes for schizophrenia and severe affective disorder has been enhanced by the study of cytogenetic abnormalities that disrupt genes directly. One such gene is DISCI and there is increasing evidence that it may be an important modulator of risk of psychosis.