Genetics in depression: What’s known, what’s next

7 enero 2015

Even with modern genomewide analysis techniques, it has proven difficult to identify genetic factors affecting risk for depression, according to a new review article. «Given the established heritability of depression, there is every reason to expect that with larger studies we will be able to identify genetic loci,» said one author. «Identifying ways to generate these larger samples is one of the many challenges before us.»