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A twin study of personality, social attitudes and drinking behaviour

Jardine, Rosemary


A genetic and environmental analysis of personality, social attitudes and drinking behaviour in 3810 pairs of adult twins is reported. Individual differences in the personality traits of psychoticism, neuroticism and lie can be explained by the additive effects of genes and individual environmental differences. The contribution of these effects, however, depends on age and sex. For extraversion there is also evidence that either dominance or sibling competition is important. There is no...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-30
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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