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Inheritance of alcohol abuse. Cross-fostering analysis of adopted men.
The inheritance of alcoholism was studied in 862 Swedish men adopted by nonrelatives at an early age. Both the congenital and postnatal backgrounds of the adoptees modify their risk for alcoholExpand
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Childhood personality predicts alcohol abuse in young adults.
431 children (233 boys, 198 girls) born in Stockholm, Sweden, had a detailed behavioral assessment at 11 years of age, including a detailed interview with their school teachers, and at age 27 yearsExpand
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Genetic heterogeneity and the classification of alcoholism.
Recent progress toward a systematic pathophysiological model of alcoholism has led to identification of two distinct subtypes of alcoholism. These subtypes may be distinguished in terms of distinctExpand
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Type I and Type II Alcoholism: An Update
A commonly cited alcoholism typology, the type I-type II typology, was developed from the findings of a study of Swedish adoptees and their biological and adoptive parents. Type I alcoholism affectsExpand
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A twin study of autism in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
The Nordic countries were screened for the occurrence of cases of autism with a same-sexed twin under age 25 years. Twenty-one pairs (11 monozygotic and 10 dizygotic) of twins and one set ofExpand
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Maternal inheritance of alcohol abuse. Cross-fostering analysis of adopted women.
The inheritance of alcohol abuse was studied in 913 Swedish women adopted by nonrelatives at an early age. There was a threefold excess of alcohol abusers among the adopted daughters of alcoholicExpand
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Predisposition to criminality: Swedish adoption studies in retrospect.
  • M. Bohman
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Ciba Foundation symposium
  • 28 September 2007
The predisposition to criminality was studied in 913 women and 862 men from the Stockholm Adoption Study. Different genetic and environmental antecedents influenced the development of criminality,Expand
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Platelet MAO activity as a biological marker in subgroups of alcoholism
ABSTRACT– In the Stockholm Adoption Study, two types of alcoholism, “Type I” and “Type II”, have been identified on the basis of genetic predisposition. In the present study, this classification hasExpand
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Some genetic aspects of alcoholism and criminality. A population of adoptees.
  • M. Bohman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of general psychiatry
  • 1 March 1978
The state criminal records and official registers of alcoholics were used in a study of 2,000 adoptees and their biological and adoptive parents. The frequency of registration for the adoptees wereExpand
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Predisposition to petty criminality in Swedish adoptees. I. Genetic and environmental heterogeneity.
The inheritance of criminality was studied in 862 Swedish men and adopted by nonrelatives at an early age. If type of offense and association with alcohol abuse were neglected, criminality wasExpand
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