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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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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 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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Predisposition to petty criminality in Swedish adoptees. II. Cross-fostering analysis of gene-environment interaction.
The interaction of congenital and postnatal antecedents of criminality was studied in 862 Swedish men adopted at an early age by nonrelatives. Most explained variability was due to differencesExpand
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Increased Cancer Risk among Swedish Female Alcoholics
We evaluated site-specific cancer risks in alcoholic women. We identified 15,508 alcoholic women from the records of the Temperance Boards in Sweden and obtained a comparison group by selecting forExpand
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Personality antecedents of alcoholism in a national area probability sample
Kraepelin viewed alcoholism as a symptom complex caused by heritable individual differences in emotional predisposition and volitional control. Recent clinical and genetic research has distinguishedExpand
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Replication of the Stockholm Adoption Study of alcoholism. Confirmatory cross-fostering analysis.
BACKGROUND Two forms of alcoholism with distinct clinical features and mode of inheritance were first distinguished in the Stockholm Adoption Study. This involved a large sample of children born inExpand
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