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HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia. THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia. Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say. THURSDAY, Feb.

8, 2018 By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia. Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say. By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia. Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say.

Gene expression refers to cells’ conversion of genetic instructions into proteins. Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say. Gene expression. THURSDAY, Feb.

8, 2018 (HealthDay News)—By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia.. Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say. At least three neuropsychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder — appear to share similar patterns of gene activity, a new study suggests. THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia.

Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say. Gene expression refers to cells’ conversion of genetic instructions. Gene expression patterns in the brains of people with autism are similar to those of people who have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, according to a large study of postmortem brain tissue. Making connections: Networks of genes derived from certain ‘modules’ (neuron, top right, and astrocyte, bottom left) are altered in autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Gene expression patterns in the brains of people with autism are similar to those of people who have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, according to a large study of postmortem brain tissue 1.

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Additionally, the same mutation (or different mutations in the same gene) may lead to different neuropsychiatric phenotypes in different individuals, including ASD, bipolar disorder, or intellectual disability.

“Dulcan's Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” by Mina K. Dulcan
from Dulcan’s Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
by Mina K. Dulcan
American Psychiatric Publishing, 2015

Autism and its broader phenotype breed true, and there is no evidence of any genetic association between schizophrenia and autism (see chapter 46).

“Rutter's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” by Sir Michael J. Rutter, Sir Dorothy Bishop, Sir Daniel Pine, Sir Stephen Scott, Sir Jim S. Stevenson, Sir Eric A. Taylor, Sir Anita Thapar
from Rutter’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
by Sir Michael J. Rutter, Sir Dorothy Bishop, et. al.
Wiley, 2011

For instance, one study found that people diagnosed with schizophrenia, autism, and bipolar disorder tended to have numerous shared genetic factors (Gandal et al., 2018).

“Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives” by Jonathan D. Raskin
from Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives
by Jonathan D. Raskin
Macmillan International Higher Education, 2018

These findings confirm the genetic heterogeneity of schizophrenia and the idea that people with the same disorder (schizophrenia) may not necessarily have the same genetic factors contributing to the disorder.

“Abnormal Psychology: The Science and Treatment of Psychological Disorders” by Ann M. Kring, Sheri L. Johnson
from Abnormal Psychology: The Science and Treatment of Psychological Disorders
by Ann M. Kring, Sheri L. Johnson
Wiley, 2018

Therefore, they hypothesized that similar dysfunctions might exist in unaffected siblings of children with ASD.

“The Broad Autism Phenotype” by Anthony F. Rotatori, Julie A. Deisinger
from The Broad Autism Phenotype
by Anthony F. Rotatori, Julie A. Deisinger
Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2015

Notably, several common regions have been implicated in linkage genome scans for bipolar illness and schizophrenia, which has led to the formulation of the hypothesis that the two disorders share some susceptibility genes.

“Psychiatry” by Allan Tasman, Jerald Kay, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Michael B. First, Mario Maj
from Psychiatry
by Allan Tasman, Jerald Kay, et. al.
Wiley, 2011

That is, instead of distinct sets of genes for schizophrenia and bipolar depression, twin studies suggest that many of the same genes affect both.

“Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are” by Robert Plomin
from Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
by Robert Plomin
MIT Press, 2019

Strikingly, many of the genes found in this study have also been implicated in sporadic autism and bipolar disorder.†

“The Gene: An Intimate History” by Siddhartha Mukherjee
from The Gene: An Intimate History
by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Scribner, 2016

It also is possible that genetic and obstetric risk factors for schizophrenia occur independently of each other but additively influence risk for disease expression (additive influence model).

“Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia” by Kim T. Mueser, Dilip V. Jeste
from Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia
by Kim T. Mueser, Dilip V. Jeste
Guilford Publications, 2008

Moreover, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism tend to occur together in the same families.

“Medical Genetics E-Book” by Lynn B. Jorde, John C. Carey, Michael J. Bamshad
from Medical Genetics E-Book
by Lynn B. Jorde, John C. Carey, Michael J. Bamshad
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

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  • I’m the granddaughters to people who served in the military and ministry of God christ and my two grandchild are in the military now enrich Lynn McKenzie army and William connor McKenzie marine I have prophet es in my jounel entry HELEN Marlene Evans DRIGGERS prophetess and Ellen Darlene Evans prophet es in my jounel entry I was diagnose with schizophrenia at one Point and time I’m very good now

  • So many people go from ASD to Schizophrenia this I’ve learnt through my own experiences. In these cases there has to be something going on to the brain over a period of time!! This needs to be studied