Using two independent datasets from genotyped cohorts (UK Biobank and electronic medical record (EMR) in Vanderbilt University Medical Center), we quantified the heritability estimates of suicide attempts. We also showed the shared genetic basis of suicide attempts and other phenotypes.
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