Submitted for Publication: July 2, 2013; final revision received December 10, 2013; accepted December 15, 2013.
Published Online: March 12, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.9.
Study concept and design: Grimm, Heinz, Walter, Kirsch, Erk, Romanczuk-Seiferth, Rietschel, Tost, Meyer-Lindenberg.
Acquisition of data: Grimm, Walter, Erk, Haddad, Romanczuk-Seiferth, Pöhland, Mohnke, Mühleisen, Mattheisen, Witt, Cichon, Nöthen.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Grimm, Walter, Kirsch, Erk, Plichta, Schäfer, Tost.
Drafting of the manuscript: Grimm, Tost, Meyer-Lindenberg.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Grimm, Kirsch, Plichta, Mattheisen, Schäfer, Tost.
Obtained funding: Walter, Nöthen, Rietschel, Meyer-Lindenberg.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Walter, Kirsch, Erk, Haddad, Romanczuk-Seiferth, Pöhland, Mohnke, Schäfer, Cichon, Nöthen, Tost.
Study supervision: Heinz, Walter, Kirsch, Witt, Nöthen, Tost, Meyer-Lindenberg.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research through the Integrated Genome Research Network Molecular Causes of Major Mood Disorders and Schizophrenia (Systematic Investigation of the Molecular Causes of Major Mood Disorders and Schizophrenia; grant 01GS08144 to Drs Nöthen, Cichon, and Walter, grant 01GS08147 to Drs Rietschel and Meyer-Lindenberg, and grant 01GS08148 to Dr Heinz), under the auspices of the National Genome Research Network plus. Further funding was received through the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; Sonderforschungsbereich 636-B7). Dr Tost also acknowledges support from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (grant 01GQ1102).
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agencies had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Information: Dr Nöthen is a member of the Excellence Cluster “ImmunoSensation,” which is funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.