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Association of smoking and personality with a polymorphism of the dopamine transporter gene: results from a community survey

Jorm, Anthony F; Henderson, A Scott; Jacomb, Trish; Christensen, Helen; Korten, Ailsa; Tan, Susan (Xiaoyun); Easteal, Simon; Rodgers, Bryan


In studies that used mixed volunteer samples, Letman et al. [1999: Health Psychol 18:14-20] and Sabol et al. [1999: Health Psychol 18:7-13] reported on an association of smoking with a polymorphism of the dopamine transporter gene. We attempted to replicate this association in a nonvolunteer community sample of 861 Caucasians. No associations were found with either smoking initiation or smoking cessation. Sabol et al. [1999] also reported on an association of the dopamine transporter...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A
DOI: 10.1002/1096-8628(20000612)96:3<331::AID-AJMG19>3.0.CO;2-0


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