5-HTTLPR S-allele: a genetic plasticity factor regarding the effects of life events on personality?


The S-allele of the 5-HTTLPR has been identified as a genetic vulnerability factor, being associated with an increased risk for affective disorders and/or maladaptive traits (e.g. neuroticism), especially after exposition to negative life-events (LEs). Alternatively, it has been hypothesized that this genetic risk factor might constitute a genetic… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2012.00783.x


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