A common genetic factor explains the association between psychopathic personality and antisocial behavior.

@article{Larsson2007ACG,
  title={A common genetic factor explains the association between psychopathic personality and antisocial behavior.},
  author={Henrik O Larsson and Catherine Tuvblad and Fruhling V. Rijsdijk and Henrik Andershed and Martin Grann and Paul Lichtenstein},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={15-26}
}
BACKGROUND Both psychopathic personality traits and antisocial behavior are influenced by genetic as well as environmental factors. However, little is known about how genetic and environmental factors contribute to the associations between the psychopathic personality traits and antisocial behavior. METHOD Data were drawn from a longitudinal population-based twin sample including all 1480 twin pairs born in Sweden between May 1985 and December 1986. The twins responded to mailed self-report… CONTINUE READING
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