Genetic Influence on Risk of Divorce

@inproceedings{Mcgue1992GeneticIO,
  title={Genetic Influence on Risk of Divorce},
  author={M K Mcgue and David Thoreson Lykken},
  year={1992}
}
Although it has long been recognized that there is increased risk of divorce among the children of divorced parents, the extent to which genetic and environmental factors contribute to this familial resemblance has been a matter of speculation only. In order to resolve the separate influence of genetic and environmental factors on risk of divorce, divorce status of 1,516 same-sex twin pairs (722 monozygotic. MZ, and 794 dizygotic. DZ), their parents, and their spouses' parents was determined… CONTINUE READING

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