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Shared genetic risk between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes: Evidence from genome-wide association studies.

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Munn-Chernoff, MA; Johnson, EC; Chou, Y-L; Coleman, JRI; Thornton, LM; Walters, RK; Yilmaz, Z; Baker, JH; Hübel, C; Gordon, S; Medland, SE ...
Published in: Addict Biol
January 2021

Eating disorders and substance use disorders frequently co-occur. Twin studies reveal shared genetic variance between liabilities to eating disorders and substance use, with the strongest associations between symptoms of bulimia nervosa and problem alcohol use (genetic correlation [rg ], twin-based = 0.23-0.53). We estimated the genetic correlation between eating disorder and substance use and disorder phenotypes using data from genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Four eating disorder phenotypes (anorexia nervosa [AN], AN with binge eating, AN without binge eating, and a bulimia nervosa factor score), and eight substance-use-related phenotypes (drinks per week, alcohol use disorder [AUD], smoking initiation, current smoking, cigarettes per day, nicotine dependence, cannabis initiation, and cannabis use disorder) from eight studies were included. Significant genetic correlations were adjusted for variants associated with major depressive disorder and schizophrenia. Total study sample sizes per phenotype ranged from ~2400 to ~537 000 individuals. We used linkage disequilibrium score regression to calculate single nucleotide polymorphism-based genetic correlations between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes. Significant positive genetic associations emerged between AUD and AN (rg = 0.18; false discovery rate q = 0.0006), cannabis initiation and AN (rg = 0.23; q < 0.0001), and cannabis initiation and AN with binge eating (rg = 0.27; q = 0.0016). Conversely, significant negative genetic correlations were observed between three nondiagnostic smoking phenotypes (smoking initiation, current smoking, and cigarettes per day) and AN without binge eating (rgs = -0.19 to -0.23; qs < 0.04). The genetic correlation between AUD and AN was no longer significant after co-varying for major depressive disorder loci. The patterns of association between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes highlights the potentially complex and substance-specific relationships among these behaviors.

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Addict Biol

DOI

EISSN

1369-1600

Publication Date

January 2021

Volume

26

Issue

1

Start / End Page

e12880

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Schizophrenia
  • Risk Factors
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
  • Phenotype
  • Linkage Disequilibrium
  • Humans
  • Genome-Wide Association Study
 

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Munn-Chernoff, M. A., Johnson, E. C., Chou, Y.-L., Coleman, J. R. I., Thornton, L. M., Walters, R. K., … Agrawal, A. (2021). Shared genetic risk between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes: Evidence from genome-wide association studies. Addict Biol, 26(1), e12880. https://doi.org/10.1111/adb.12880
Munn-Chernoff, Melissa A., Emma C. Johnson, Yi-Ling Chou, Jonathan R. I. Coleman, Laura M. Thornton, Raymond K. Walters, Zeynep Yilmaz, et al. “Shared genetic risk between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes: Evidence from genome-wide association studies.Addict Biol 26, no. 1 (January 2021): e12880. https://doi.org/10.1111/adb.12880.
Munn-Chernoff MA, Johnson EC, Chou Y-L, Coleman JRI, Thornton LM, Walters RK, et al. Shared genetic risk between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes: Evidence from genome-wide association studies. Addict Biol. 2021 Jan;26(1):e12880.
Munn-Chernoff, Melissa A., et al. “Shared genetic risk between eating disorder- and substance-use-related phenotypes: Evidence from genome-wide association studies.Addict Biol, vol. 26, no. 1, Jan. 2021, p. e12880. Pubmed, doi:10.1111/adb.12880.
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Published In

Addict Biol

DOI

EISSN

1369-1600

Publication Date

January 2021

Volume

26

Issue

1

Start / End Page

e12880

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Schizophrenia
  • Risk Factors
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
  • Phenotype
  • Linkage Disequilibrium
  • Humans
  • Genome-Wide Association Study