Untangling genetic networks of panic, phobia, fear and anxiety

Villafuerte, Sandra; Burmeister, Margit
Genome Biology. 2003; 4(8):224.


As is the case for normal individual variation in anxiety levels, the conditions panic disorder, agoraphobia and other phobias have a significant genetic basis. Recent reports have started to untangle the genetic relationships between predispositions to anxiety and anxiety disorders.