A comparison of twins and singletons with child psychiatric disorders: an Item Sheet study.

@article{Simonoff1992ACO,
  title={A comparison of twins and singletons with child psychiatric disorders: an Item Sheet study.},
  author={Emily Simonoff},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={1992},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={1319-32}
}
  • Emily Simonoff
  • Published 1992 in
    Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
An important assumption underlying the twin method of comparing MZ and DZ twins is that results from twin samples can be generalized to the larger singleton population. This study uses Item Sheet data on child psychiatric patients to compare twins and singletons on demographic, diagnostic and symptomatic variables. Although little difference was found… CONTINUE READING