Seline van den Ameele University of Antwerp
Manuel Morrens University of Antwerp
Amber De Herdt KU Leuven
Applied Molecular Genomics University of Antwerp
Psychiatric disorders, such as major depression or unipolar disorder (UP), manic depression or bipolar disorder (BP) and schizophrenia, are among the most frequent brain diseases worldwide. An estimated 9-10% of the world population suffers from major depression, while bipolar disorder and schizophrenia each affect ~1% of the population. Although the precise causes of psychiatric diseases are still largely unknown, family studies argue for a ...