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For a fine introduction to clinical depression, see Wikipedia's entry. Note that there are distinct types of depression, and studies of genetic influences typically focus on one type.

SNPs may play a role in predisposing an individual to depression and also in how patients respond to anti-depressant medications.

SNPs potentially predisposing individuals to depression include (in no particular order):

SNPs potentially influencing how patients respond to anti-depressant medications include:

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.3623.html Identification of 15 genetic loci associated with risk of major depression in individuals of European descent via data in excel