Association of genetic risk to psychotic experiences with neuropsychiatric disorders

September 25, 2019

What The Study Did: Data from the UK Biobank were used to examine whether genetic risk to psychotic experiences is shared with neuropsychiatric disorders.

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Authors: James T. R. Walters, M.R.C.Psych., Ph.D., and Stanley Zammit, M.R.C.Psych., Ph.D., of Cardiff University in Cardiff, United Kingdom, are the corresponding authors.

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.2508)

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