A major role for common genetic variation in anxiety disorders


Anxiety disorders are common, complex psychiatric disorders with twin heritabilities of 30-60%. Selecting from 126,443 individuals in the UK Biobank, we conducted a genome-wide association study of self-reported “Any anxiety... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Thalia Eley (King's College London)
  2. Kirstin Purves (King's College London)
  3. Jonathan Coleman (King's College London)
  4. Christopher Rayner (King's College London)
  5. Helena Gaspar (King's College London)
  6. Shing Wan Choi (King's College London)
  7. Carol Kan (King's College London)
  8. Christopher Huebel (Karolinska Institutet)
  9. John Hettema (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  10. Jurgen Deckert (Wuerzberg)
  11. Andrew Mcintosh (Edi)
  12. Matthew Hotopf (King's College London)
  13. Katrina Davis (King's College London)
  14. Kristin Nicodemus (University of Edinburgh)
  15. Sandra Meier (Aarhus University Hospital)
  16. Manuel Mattheisen (University Hospital Würzburg)
  17. Jonas Grauholm (Statens Serum Institut)
  18. Marie Bækvad-hansen (Statens Serum Institut)
  19. Merete Nordentoft (University of Copenhagen)
  20. Thomas Werge (University of Copenhagen)
  21. David Hougaard (Statens Serum Institut)
  22. Preben Bo Mortensen (Aarhus University)
  23. Ole Mors (Aarhus University Hospital)
  24. Anders Børglum (Aarhus University)
  25. Gerome Breen (King's College London)

Topic Area

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


SY-2A » Anxiety, Depression, Genetics and Stress (13:15 - Thursday, 21st June, Auditorium)

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