The serotonin 1A receptor gene in mood disorders: a tale of missed opportunities

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Abstract

The role of the C-1019G variant in conferring susceptibility to mood disorders is an object of ongoing debate. In their recent meta-analysis of case–control investigations, Kishi and coworkers have sought to clarify the issue by pooling earlier results. Whether a claimed effect of this variant can be upheld, however, is questionable in view of numerous artefacts.

Keywords

5-HT1A Mood disorders Association 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and PsychotherapyUniversity of RegensburgRegensburgGermany

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