Scientists found a link between genes and mental illness

Scientists have found five genes that affect the human brain and create a background for the development of mental illness. The discovery will help in the development of new methods of detection and treatment of mental pathology.

Only the study involved 193 scientific Institute and 300 scientists. It was studied the structure of the subcortical area of 30 thousand volunteers. This structure of the brain responsible for motivation, motor skills and memory.

According to the latest data even Alzheimer's disease and the Maximum yield if not treated, the slowdown in development. New technologies and developments in the field of medicine given to patients with neuropsychiatric diseases chance at a normal life.

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"This study allowed us to accelerate the understanding of the biology of the human brain, particularly in relation to age-related disorders such as dementia," said Professor Sachdev from the University of southern California.

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