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Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica

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Abstract

LIMA, Ivanor Velloso Meira; SOUGEY, Everton Botelho  and  VALLADA FILHO, Homero Pinto. Genética dos transtornos afetivos. Rev. psiquiatr. clín. [online]. 2004, vol.31, n.1, pp. 34-39. ISSN 0101-6083.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-60832004000100006.

In this article the authors review the body of genetic-epidemiological evidences for the role of genes in mood disorders. Current molecular genetic studies searching for susceptibility genes for bipolar affective disorder and depression are also presented.

Keywords : Bipolar affective disorder; depression; genetics; linkage studies; association studies.

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