Friday, March 03, 2006

Stress & MAOA   posted by Razib @ 3/03/2006 09:48:00 AM

Hsien Hsien Lei has a post up on the correlation between variants of MAOA and stress. In terms of conditional probabilities, MAOA does not increase your risk of suicide, but does modify the likelihood that you'll use violent methods once intent upon the act. You recall MAOA from its relationship to early childhood abuse, genes are just priors you have to live with baby....