A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) has identified six loci or regions of the human genome that are significantly linked to personality traits, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in this week’s advance online publication of Nature Genetics. The findings also show correlations with psychiatric disorders.

Source: Personality traits, psychiatric disorders linked to specific genomic locations: Researchers also find correlations between traits and distinct disorders — ScienceDaily