Internal Medicine (East Africa)
In recent years there have been significant insights into the complex aetiologies of neurodevelopmental brain disorders. For example, neuropsychiatric genetics has achieved success with the identification of 108 loci for schizophrenia (Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, 2014). Furthermore, meta-analyses of genomewide association study (GWAS) results encompassing thousands of samples have been completed for other psychiatric disorders including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism
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(2015). Large scale genetic research on neuropsychiatric disorders in african populations is needed. EBioMedicine, 2(10), 1259-1261.
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