Genetic mediation of the relationship between social support and psychological well-being.

@article{Bergeman1991GeneticMO,
  title={Genetic mediation of the relationship between social support and psychological well-being.},
  author={C. S. Bergeman and Robert Plomin and Nancy L Pedersen and Gerald E Mcclearn},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={1991},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={640-6}
}
This study assessed genetic and environmental influences on the association between social support and psychological functioning using the combined adoption/twin design from the Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging. A subsample of 424 twin pairs, 50 years and older, was used: 64 pairs of identical twins reared apart, 95 pairs of identical twins reared together, 132 pairs of fraternal twins reared apart, and 133 pairs of fraternal twins reared together. Multivariate model-fitting analyses… CONTINUE READING

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