Associations between nonshared environment and child problem behaviour

  title={Associations between nonshared environment and child problem behaviour},
  author={Marieke C Wichers and Jim van Os and Marina Danckaerts and Sofie Van Gestel and Catherine A. Derom and Robert F M H Vlietinck},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Background: Twin studies suggest that environmental effects on the development of child psychopathology largely involve nonshared environmental processes. However, the influence of the nonshared environment may have been overestimated, as the relationship between environment and behaviour may be genetically mediated. A direct measure of the nonshared environment (using the Sibling Inventory of Differential Experience – SIDE) was investigated in relation to child psychopathology, and tested for… CONTINUE READING