Genetic influences on measures of the environment: a systematic review

@article{Kendler2006GeneticIO,
  title={Genetic influences on measures of the environment: a systematic review},
  author={Kenneth S. Kendler and Jessica H Baker},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={37},
  pages={615 - 626}
}
Background. Traditional models of psychiatric epidemiology often assume that the relationship between individuals and their environment is unidirectional, from environment to person. Accumulating evidence from developmental and genetic studies has made this perspective increasingly untenable. Method. Literature search using Medline, PsycINFO, article references and contact with experts to identify all papers examining the heritability of measures of environments of relevance to psychiatry… 

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