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Possible linkage relationships between certain blood groups and schizophrenia or other psychoses


A reanalysis of a body of data on dizygotic twins may suggest a genetic relationship between the Gc locus and psychosis in general and the possibility of linkages between schizophrenia and theGm and the Rhesus systems.

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This investigation was supported by a Public Health Service Research Career Development Award (1-K3-GM-31, 732) and a research grant (GM HD 16697) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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Elston, R.C., Kringlen, E. & Namboodiri, K.K. Possible linkage relationships between certain blood groups and schizophrenia or other psychoses. Behav Genet 3, 101–106 (1973).

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  • Schizophrenia
  • Genetic Relationship
  • Blood Group
  • Dizygotic Twin
  • Linkage Relationship