Whole Genome Association Study of Bipolar Disorder
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The goal of the project is to identify genes that make individuals more susceptible to bipolar disorder (manic depressive illness) and to better understand the brain pathways involved in the disease.
- Version 1: European-American (EA) ancestry only
- Version 2: Version 1 plus African-American (AA) ancestry
- Version 3: EA and AA samples plus updated diagnostic criteria
Consent groups and participant set
- General research use (GRU): 1767 controls (1081 EA controls, 686 AA controls)
This consent group includes all controls for the Bipolar study, which are a subset of controls for the Schizophrenia study (subset of Schizophrenia: GRU).
- Bipolar and related disorders (BARD): 841 cases (691 EA cases, 150 AA cases)
This consent group includes a subset of the Bipolar cases.
- Bipolar disorder only (BDO): 653 cases (388 EA cases, 265 AA cases)
This consent group includes a subset of the Bipolar cases. ... (Show More)