Genome-wide association study identifies eight risk loci and implicates metabo-psychiatric origins for anorexia nervosa
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Surveys and Questionnaires
Genome-wide analyses identify eight independent loci associated with anorexia nervosa. Genetic correlations implicate both psychiatric and metabolic components in the etiology of this disorder, even after adjusting for the effects of common variants associated with body mass index.