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Editorial
. 2017 Aug;211(2):61-62.
doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.116.194662.

Leveraging Psychiatric and Medical Genetics to Understand Comorbid Depression and Obesity

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Leveraging Psychiatric and Medical Genetics to Understand Comorbid Depression and Obesity

Anna R Docherty. Br J Psychiatry. .
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Abstract

Precision medicine in psychiatry is on the rise, and depression and obesity - two highly prevalent, comorbid and well-characterised phenotypes - are optimal targets for the approach. Add the bedrock susceptibility gene, FTO, and Riviera et al have identified a constellation of factors that could enhance clinical treatment of both disorders.

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