Study Report

Basic Info
Citation Bennett, P., R. Segurado, et al. (2002). "The Wellcome trust UK-Irish bipolar affective disorder sibling-pair genome screen: first stage report." Mol Psychiatry 7(2): 189-200.
Disease Type Bipolar Disorder
Study Design pedigree
Study Type Genome-wide linkage study
Sample Size 509 subjects from 151 nuclear families
SNP/Region/Marker Size 398 microsatellite markers across the whole genome
Predominant Ethnicity Caucasian
Population British and Irish
Gender Male/female:123/165 for all 289 BPI individuals;216/293 for all affected sibs
Age Group The mean age of first impairment caused by the illness for all 289 BPI individuals was 25.4 years (SD = 9.1), and the mean age at interview of all affected sibs was 44.4 years (SD = 14.0).

Detail Info

Regions reported by this study for BD (count: 19)