Thursday, 9 August 2012

Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

A gene known to be involved in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder has been discovered by researchers. Investigators at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System, which reported the first positive results of a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of PTSD, suggested that variations in the retinoid-related orphan receptor alpha (RORA) gene are linked to the development of PTSD. PTSD ...

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