Genetic overlap and causality among major depressive disorder, alcohol dependence, and alcohol consumption: Findings from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium

Abstract

Major depressive disorder (MDD) and alcohol dependence (AD) are common psychiatric disorders, contribute substantially to global morbidity, and often co-occur in the same individual. Epidemiological studies report that... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Roseann Peterson (Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics)
  2. Renato Polimanti (Yale University School of Medicine; VA Connecticut Healthcare System)
  3. Major Depressive Disorder Working Group The Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics)
  4. Substance Use Disorder Working Group Of The Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics)
  5. Eske Derks (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute)

Topic Areas

Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis) , Substance use: Alcohol, Nicotine, Drugs

Session

OS-5B » Alcohol Use/Dependence (10:30 - Friday, 22nd June, Yellowstone)

Paper

BGA_2018_abstract.pdf

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