Molecular Genetic Analysis Subdivided by Adversity Exposure Suggests Etiologic Heterogeneity in Major Depression
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
Fecha de publicación: 2 March 2018
Autores: Roseann E. Peterson, Ph.D., Na Cai, Ph.D., Andy W. Dahl, Ph.D., Tim B. Bigdeli, Ph.D., Alexis C. Edwards, Ph.D., Bradley T. Webb, Ph.D., Silviu-Alin Bacanu, Ph.D., Noah Zaitlen, Ph.D., Jonathan Flint, M.D., Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D.
Background: The extent to which major depression is the outcome of a single biological mechanism or represents a final common pathway of multiple disease processes remains uncertain. Genetic approaches can potentially identify etiologic heterogeneity in major depression by classifying patients on the basis of their experience of major adverse events.