Genetic and environmental causes of individual differences in daily life positive affect and reward experience and its overlap with stress-sensitivity.

@article{MenneLothmann2012GeneticAE,
  title={Genetic and environmental causes of individual differences in daily life positive affect and reward experience and its overlap with stress-sensitivity.},
  author={Claudia Menne-Lothmann and Nele Jacobs and Catherine A. Derom and Evert Thiery and Jim van Os and Marieke Wichers},
  journal={Behavior genetics},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={778-86}
}
Momentary positive affect (PA) and reward experience may underlie subjective wellbeing, and index mental health resilience. This study examines their underlying sources of variation and the covariation with stress-sensitivity. The experience sampling method was used to collect multiple appraisals of mood and daily life events in 520 female twins. Structural equation model fitting was employed to determine sources of variation of PA, reward experience, and the association between reward… CONTINUE READING

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