Mary McGonigle

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The heritability of hostility as measured by the Cook and Medley Ho scale was assessed in an adult male sample of 60 monozygotic and 61 dizygotic twin pairs. For the total Ho scale, as well as its health predictive component, the results were consistent with a moderate genetic effect. Results are discussed in terms of genetic and environmental influences on(More)
Chronic hostility is associated with increased vulnerability to serious physical illness, making developmental influences on this trait important. We used the Structural Analysis of Social Behavior (SASB) model to examine retrospective descriptions of twin interactions during childhood in a sample of 48 adult male twin pairs. Consistent with previous(More)
OBJECTIVE This report describes the design and evaluation of a software application to help carers cope when faced with caring problems and emergencies. DESIGN The design process involved users at each stage to ensure the content of the software application was appropriate, and the research team carefully considered the requirements of disabled and(More)
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