The DPIM study involves people aged 18 and above with a clinical diagnosis of mental illness, alcohol dependence syndrome, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. The purpose of the study is to try to find out the genetic and other causes of mental illness. We intend to study the serum in blood for immune and any other causes of mental illness and to study the DNA in blood for genetic causes of mental illness.
This study has now closed to recruitment.
Findings so far:
Study results are currently being collated and analysed. Please click this link to go to the DPIM website.