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Psychiatric illnesses share similar gene activity

February 13, 2018, 1:48 am by CNN Health

At least three neuropsychiatric disorders -- autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder -- appear to share similar patterns of gene activity, a new study suggests.

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