Journal article

Polygenic phenotypic plasticity moderates the effects of severe childhood abuse on depressive symptom severity in adulthood: A 5-year prospective cohort study

Chad A Bousman, Jane M Gunn, Maria Potiriadis, Ian P Everall

The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2017


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Awarded by LEW Carty Chartable Fund

Funding Acknowledgements

The named authors submit this publication on behalf of the diamond study investigators which include: Professor Jane Gunn, Professor Helen Herrman, Professor Mike Kyrios, A/Professor Kelsey Hegarty, Professor Christopher Dowrick, Dr Gail Gilchrist, Associate Professor Grant Blashki, Professor Dimity Pond, Ms Patty Chondros, Dr Renata Kokanovic and Dr Victoria Palmer. The diamond project is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (ID: 299869, 454463, 566511 and 1002908) and the Victorian Centre for Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders, an initiative between beyondblue and the State Government of Victoria. The collection of DNA and genotyping was funded by the LEW Carty Chartable Fund (ID: 7284). No funding body had a role in the study design; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; or the writing of the manuscript for publication. C.B. had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. We acknowledge the 30 dedicated GPs, their patients and practise staff for making this research possible. We thank the cohort participants for their ongoing involvement in the study. We also thank the diamond project team and associate investigators involved in the study: Dr Lena Sanci, Ms Catherine Mihalopoulos, Ms Maria Potiriadis, Ms Konstancja Densley, Ms Aves Middleton, Ms Melanie Charity and the casual research staff.