• Attitudes among parents of persons with autism spectrum disorder towards information about genetic risk and future health 

      Johannessen, Jarle; Nærland, Terje; Hope, Sigrun; Torske, Tonje; Kaale, Anett; Wirgenes, Katrine V.; Malt, Eva; Djurovic, Srdjan; Rietschel, Marcella; Andreassen, Ole A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Clinical relevance of genetic testing is increasing in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Information about genetic risk may contribute to improved diagnostics, treatment and family planning, but may also be perceived as a ...
    • Characterizing the Genetic Overlap Between Psychiatric Disorders and Sleep-Related Phenotypes 

      O'Connell, Kevin Sean; Frei, Oleksandr; Bahrami, Shahram; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Bettella, Francesco; Cheng, Weiqiu; Chu, Yunhan; Hindley, Guy; Lin, Aihua; Shadrin, Alexey; Barrett, Elizabeth Ann; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Steen, Nils Eiel; Dale, Anders M.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: A range of sleep disturbances are commonly experienced by patients with psychiatric disorders, and genome-wide genetic analyses have shown some significant genetic correlations between these traits. Here, we ...
    • Early manifestations of genetic risk for neurodevelopmental disorders 

      Askeland, Ragna Bugge; Hannigan, Laurie J.; Ask, Helga; Ayorech, Ziada; Tesli, Martin Steen; Corfield, Elizabeth; Magnus, Per Minor; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Andreassen, Ole A.; Smith, George Davey; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Havdahl, Alexandra (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (autism) and schizophrenia are highly heritable neurodevelopmental disorders, affecting the lives of many individuals. It is important ...
    • Evidence for Reduced Long-Term Potentiation-Like Visual Cortical Plasticity in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder 

      Valstad, Mathias; Roelfs, Daniel; Slapø, Nora Berz; Timpe, Clara Marie Fides; Rai, Ahsan; Matziorinis, Anna Maria; Beck, Dani; Richard, Geneviève; Sæther, Linn Sofie; Haatveit, Beathe; Nordvik, Jan Egil; Hatlestad-Hall, Christoffer; Einevoll, Gaute T.; Mäki-Marttunen, Tuomo; Haram, Marit; Ueland, Torill; Lagerberg, Trine V.; Steen, Nils Eiel; Melle, Ingrid; Westlye, Lars T.; Jönsson, Erik Gunnar; Andreassen, Ole A.; Moberget, Torgeir; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Several lines of research suggest that impairments in long-term potentiation (LTP)-like synaptic plasticity might be a key pathophysiological mechanism in schizophrenia (SZ) and bipolar disorder type I (BDI) and II (BDII). ...
    • Genome-wide analysis reveals genetic overlap between alcohol use behaviours, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and identifies novel shared risk loci 

      Wiström, Erik David; O'Connell, Kevin Sean; Karadag, Naz; Bahrami, Shahram; Hindley, Guy Frederick Lanyon; Lin, Aihua; Cheng, Weiqiu; Steen, Nils Eiel; Shadrin, Alexey; Frei, Oleksandr; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dale, Anders M.; Andreassen, Ole A.; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background and aim Schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BD) have a high comorbidity of alcohol use disorder (AUD), and both comorbid AUD and excessive alcohol consumption (AC) have been linked to greater illness ...
    • Identification of pleiotropy at the gene level between psychiatric disorders and related traits 

      Polushina, Tatiana; Banerjee, Niladri; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Bettella, Francesco; Espeseth, Thomas; Lundervold, Astri J.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Cichon, Sven; Hoffmann, Per; Nöthen, Markus M.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Andreassen, Ole A.; Le Hellard, Stéphanie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Major mental disorders are highly prevalent and make a substantial contribution to the global disease burden. It is known that mental disorders share clinical characteristics, and genome-wide association studies (GWASs) ...
    • Modeling assortative mating and genetic similarities between partners, siblings, and in-laws 

      Torvik, Fartein Ask; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Hannigan, Laurie J.; Cheesman, Rosa; Howe, Laurence J.; Magnus, Per Minor; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Andreassen, Ole A.; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Havdahl, Alexandra; Ystrøm, Eivind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Assortative mating on heritable traits can have implications for the genetic resemblance between siblings and in-laws in succeeding generations. We studied polygenic scores and phenotypic data from pairs of partners ...
    • Sex-Specific Effect of Serum Lipids and Body Mass Index on Psychotic Symptoms, a Cross-Sectional Study of First-Episode Psychosis Patients 

      Gjerde, Priyanthi Borgen; Simonsen, Carmen Elisabeth; Lagerberg, Trine V.; Steen, Nils Eiel; Andreassen, Ole A.; Steen, Vidar M.; Melle, Ingrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Schizophrenia is a disorder with considerable heterogeneity in course and outcomes, which is in part related to the patients' sex. Studies report a link between serum lipids, body mass index (BMI), and therapeutic ...
    • Shared genetic architecture between neuroticism, coronary artery disease and cardiovascular risk factors 

      Torgersen, Kristin Stensland; Bahrami, Shahram; Frei, Oleksandr; Shadrin, Alexey; O'Connell, Kevin Sean; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Munkhaugen, John; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dammen, Toril; Andreassen, Ole A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Neuroticism is associated with poor health, cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and coronary artery disease (CAD). The conditional/conjunctional false discovery rate method (cond/conjFDR) was applied to genome wide ...