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Massachusetts General Hospital: Largest Study of Its Kind Reveals That Many Psychiatric Disorders Arise From Common Genes

Dec 13, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Massachusetts General Hospital issued the following news release:

Many distinct psychiatric diseases share a common genetic structure, according to new research by scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, an international team of investigators. Psychiatric disorders affect more than 25 percent of the population in a given year. In the largest-ever study of its kind, published in the journal Cell, researchers identified more than 100 geneti...