Association between serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism and suicide: results of a meta-analysis.
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May 15, 2004
Our results provide significant evidence supporting the association of the s allele of 5-HTTLPR polymorphism with suicidal behavior in the psychiatric population, also with violent suicide. These support a role for decreased serotonin transporter function in the vulnerability to suicide in a select population.
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