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The contributions of twin studies to the understanding of brain ageing and neurocognitive disorders.

Authors
  • Lee, Teresa1
  • Sachdev, Perminder
  • 1 aCentre for Healthy Brain Ageing, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales bNeuropsychiatric Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales, Australia. , (Australia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current opinion in psychiatry
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2014
Volume
27
Issue
2
Pages
122–127
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/YCO.0000000000000039
PMID: 24402054
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The potential of twin studies to understand ageing and dementia is only beginning to be realized. More longitudinal studies are needed, and novel strategies of genomics and epigenetics can further exploit this powerful method to inform the field.

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