Investigating the Genomic Architecture of Anxiety and Overlap with Mental Health Disorders in the Million Veteran Program.
West Haven, CT
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
August 2021 -
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Project Summary/Abstract Anxiety disorders cause significant distress on a personal level, and cost > $40,000,000,000 annually in the United States alone. They are common, with lifetime prevalence estimated at about 28.8%. These disorders are frequently co-morbid with other psychiatric disorders such as major depression (MDD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These disorders may share commonalities in the underlying genetic architecture that influences the risk for disease. More than 9...