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Genetics sheds light on mental illnesses

By Carey Goldberg
Globe Staff / October 14, 2008

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For decades, scientists seeking genes involved in mental illness reaped mainly frustration. But in recent months, painstaking analysis of the DNA of thousands of patients has yielded important, and surprising, insights into the roots of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism. (Full article: 1085 words)

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