Polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder predict creativity

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Neuroscience, June 2015
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Title
Polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder predict creativity
Published in
Nature Neuroscience, June 2015
DOI 10.1038/nn.4040
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Authors

Robert A Power, Stacy Steinberg, Gyda Bjornsdottir, Cornelius A Rietveld, Abdel Abdellaoui, Michel M Nivard, Magnus Johannesson, Tessel E Galesloot, Jouke J Hottenga, Gonneke Willemsen, David Cesarini, Daniel J Benjamin, Patrik K E Magnusson, Fredrik Ullén, Henning Tiemeier, Albert Hofman, Frank J A van Rooij, G Bragi Walters, Engilbert Sigurdsson, Thorgeir E Thorgeirsson, Andres Ingason, Agnar Helgason, Augustine Kong, Lambertus A Kiemeney, Philipp Koellinger, Dorret I Boomsma, Daniel Gudbjartsson, Hreinn Stefansson, Kari Stefansson, Power, Robert A, Steinberg, Stacy, Bjornsdottir, Gyda, Rietveld, Cornelius A, Abdellaoui, Abdel, Nivard, Michel M, Johannesson, Magnus, Galesloot, Tessel E, Hottenga, Jouke J, Willemsen, Gonneke, Cesarini, David, Benjamin, Daniel J, Magnusson, Patrik K E, Ullén, Fredrik, Tiemeier, Henning, Hofman, Albert, van Rooij, Frank J A, Walters, G Bragi, Sigurdsson, Engilbert, Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir E, Ingason, Andres, Helgason, Agnar, Kong, Augustine, Kiemeney, Lambertus A, Koellinger, Philipp, Boomsma, Dorret I, Gudbjartsson, Daniel, Stefansson, Hreinn, Stefansson, Kari

Abstract

We tested whether polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder would predict creativity. Higher scores were associated with artistic society membership or creative profession in both Icelandic (P = 5.2 × 10(-6) and 3.8 × 10(-6) for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder scores, respectively) and replication cohorts (P = 0.0021 and 0.00086). This could not be accounted for by increased relatedness between creative individuals and those with psychoses, indicating that creativity and psychosis share genetic roots.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 12 4%
Germany 5 2%
Spain 4 1%
Italy 3 1%
Japan 3 1%
Canada 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Israel 1 <1%
Other 9 3%
Unknown 251 86%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 85 29%
Researcher 58 20%
Student > Master 32 11%
Student > Bachelor 26 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 26 9%
Other 66 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 84 29%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 78 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 50 17%
Neuroscience 29 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 18 6%
Other 34 12%

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