Risk factors and peripheral biomarkers for schizophrenia spectrum disorders

This 'umbrella review' aimed to systematically appraise the meta-analyses of observational studies on risk factors and peripheral biomarkers for schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

Marcus Munafo considers the findings of a systematic review of meta-analyses of observational studies, which looks at risk factors and peripheral biomarkers for psychotic disorders on the schizophrenia spectrum.

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Psychiatric genomics: an update and an agenda

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Marcus Munafo comments on a review of the work of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, which in recent years has delivered an increasing flow of new knowledge about the fundamental basis of common psychiatric disorders.

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Early menarche associated with depressive symptoms in early adolescence

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Emily Stapley summarises a Mendelian randomisation study that investigates associations between the timing of menarche with depressive symptoms and depression in adolescence.

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