Psychiatric genetics

Psychiatric genetics may be a subfield of behavioural neurogenesis and behavioural genetics which studies the role of genetics within the development of mental disorders. The essential principle behind psychiatric genetics is that genetic polymorphisms are a part of the causation of psychiatric disorders

  • Schizophrenia.
  • Bipolar disorder.
  • Major depressive disorder.
  • Autism spectrum disorders.
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).