Genetic sensitivity to peer behaviors: 5HTTLPR, smoking, and alcohol consumption.

@article{Daw2013GeneticST,
  title={Genetic sensitivity to peer behaviors: 5HTTLPR, smoking, and alcohol consumption.},
  author={Jonathan K Daw and Michael Shanahan and Kathleen Mullan Harris and Andrew Smolen and Brett C. Haberstick and Jason D. Boardman},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={92-108}
}
We investigate whether the serotonin transporter-linked polymorphic region (5HTTLPR), a gene associated with environmental sensitivity, moderates the association between smoking and drinking patterns at adolescents' schools and their corresponding risk for smoking and drinking themselves. Drawing on the school-based design of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health in conjunction with molecular genetic data for roughly 15,000 respondents (including over 2,000 sibling pairs), we… CONTINUE READING
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