Higher genetic risk for schizophrenia is associated with living in more densely populated areas


Social stress in urban life has been proposed as an environmental risk factor associated with the increased prevalence of schizophrenia in urban compared to rural areas. However, the potential genetic contributions to this... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lucia Colodro Conde (QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute)
  2. Baptiste Couvy-duchesne (University of Queensland)
  3. John Whitfield (QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute)
  4. Fabian Streit (CIMH Mannheim)
  5. Loic Yengo (University of Queensland)
  6. Maciej Trzaskowski (University of Queensland)
  7. Eveline De Zeeuw (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  8. Michel Nivard (Department of Biological Psychology, VU University)
  9. David Whiteman (QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute)
  10. Dorret Boomsma (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  11. Jian Yang (University of Queensland)
  12. Marcella Rietschel (CIMH Mannheim)
  13. John Mcgrath (University of Queensland)
  14. Sarah Medland (QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute)
  15. Nick Martin (QIMR-Berghofer Medical Research Institute)

Topic Area

Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis)


OS-9C » Psychopathology (13:15 - Saturday, 23rd June, Monadnock)



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