The genetics of symptom dimensions of schizophrenia: review and meta-analysis.

TitleThe genetics of symptom dimensions of schizophrenia: review and meta-analysis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsRietkerk, T, Boks MPM, Sommer IE, Liddle PF, Ophoff RA, Kahn RS
JournalSchizophrenia research
Volume102
Issue1-3
Pagination197-205
Date Published2008 Jul
ISSN0920-9964
KeywordsDiseases in Twins, Family, Genetic Heterogeneity, Genotype, Humans, Linkage Disequilibrium, Pedigree, Phenotype, Psychomotor Disorders, Reality Testing, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia, Disorganized, Schizophrenic Psychology
Abstract

The use of symptom dimensions of schizophrenia as quantitative phenotypes has been proposed as a mean to reduce the heterogeneity of schizophrenia and facilitate genetic research. However, the genetic background of symptom dimensions is not clear.

DOI10.1038/ng.2250
Alternate JournalSchizophr. Res.