Study Report

Basic Info
Citation Maziade, M., M. A. Roy, et al. (2001). "A search for specific and common susceptibility loci for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: a linkage study in 13 target chromosomes." Mol Psychiatry 6(6): 684-693.
Disease Type Bipolar Disorder & Schizophrenia
Study Design pedigree
Study Type Genome-wide linkage study
Sample Size 480 individuals from 21 multigenerational pedigrees
SNP/Region/Marker Size 220 microsatellite markers across the whole genome
Predominant Ethnicity
Population Canadian
Gender Males constituted 46% of the broad CL phenotype definition.
Age Group Adults : The mean age of onset was 25.4 (SD=8.5) years for SZ and 28.8 (SD=10.3) years for BP. The mean current age was respectively 43.8 years and 56.4 years.

Detail Info

Regions reported by this study for BD (count: 3)