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Association between a serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5HTTLPR) and personality disorder traits in a community sample.
|Title||Association between a serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5HTTLPR) and personality disorder traits in a community sample.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Blom RM, Samuels JF, Riddle MA, Joseph Bienvenu O, Grados MA, Reti IM, Eaton WW, Liang K-Y, Nestadt G|
|Journal||Journal of psychiatric research|
|Date Published||2011 Sep|
The serotonin transporter (SERT) polymorphism (5HTTLPR) has been reported to be associated with several psychiatric conditions. Specific personality disorders could be intermediate factors in the known relationship between 5HTTLPR and psychiatric disorders. This is the first study to test the association between this polymorphism and dimensions of all DSM-IV personality disorders in a community sample.
|Alternate Journal||J Psychiatr Res|