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Patterns of symptoms in major depressive disorder and genetics of the disorder using low-pass sequencing data

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My thesis aims at identifying both genetic and environmental causes of major depressive disorder (MDD), using a large case-control study: 6,000 Chinese women with recurrent MDD and 6,000 controls. One of the major challenges for conducting genetic research on MDD is disease heterogeneity. The first question addressed is how different MDD is from highly comorbid anxiety disorders. I examine how anxiety disorders predict clinical features of depression and the degree of heterogeneity in their p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Psychiatric genetics, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human genetics
Oxford college:
Merton College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:110887ce-fa6a-4a86-8063-d3de0d85d0d6
Local pid:
ora:9702

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