Genome-wide association study identifies eight risk loci and implicates metabo-psychiatric origins for anorexia nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative, Eating Disorders Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Hunna J. Watson, Zeynep Yilmaz, Laura M. Thornton, Christopher Hübel, Jonathan R.I. Coleman, Héléna A. Gaspar, Julien Bryois, Anke Hinney, Virpi M. Leppä, Manuel Mattheisen, Sarah E. Medland, Stephan Ripke, Shuyang Yao, Paola Giusti-Rodríguez, Ken B. Hanscombe, Kirstin L. Purves, Roger A.H. Adan, Lars AlfredssonTetsuya Ando, Ole A. Andreassen, Jessica H. Baker, Wade H. Berrettini, Ilka Boehm, Claudette Boni, Vesna Boraska Perica, Katharina Buehren, Roland Burghardt, Matteo Cassina, Sven Cichon, Maurizio Clementi, Roger D. Cone, Philippe Courtet, Scott Crow, James J. Crowley, Unna N. Danner, Oliver S.P. Davis, Martina de Zwaan, George Dedoussis, Daniela Degortes, Janiece E. DeSocio, Danielle M. Dick, Dimitris Dikeos, Christian Dina, Monika Dmitrzak-Weglarz, Elisa Docampo, Laramie E. Duncan, Karin Egberts, Stefan Ehrlich, Geòrgia Escaramís, Sandro Sorbi

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Abstract

Genome-wide analyses identify eight independent loci associated with anorexia nervosa. Genetic correlations implicate both psychiatric and metabolic components in the etiology of this disorder, even after adjusting for the effects of common variants associated with body mass index.

Original languageEnglish
JournalNature Genetics
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics

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