Influence of androgen receptor repeat polymorphisms on personality traits in men.

@article{Westberg2009InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of androgen receptor repeat polymorphisms on personality traits in men.},
  author={Lars Westberg and Susanne Henningsson and Mikael Land{\'e}n and Kristina Annerbrink and Jonas Melke and Staffan Nilsson and Roland Rosmond and G{\"o}ran Holm and Henrik Anckars{\"a}ter and Elias Eriksson},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={205-13}
}
BACKGROUND Testosterone has been attributed importance for various aspects of behaviour. The aim of our study was to investigate the potential influence of 2 functional polymorphisms in the amino terminal of the androgen receptor on personality traits in men. METHODS We assessed and genotyped 141 men born in 1944 recruited from the general population. We used 2 different instruments: the Karolinska Scales of Personality and the Temperament and Character Inventory. For replication, we… CONTINUE READING