Is there an active gene-environment correlation in adolescent drinking behavior?

@article{Loehlin2010IsTA,
  title={Is there an active gene-environment correlation in adolescent drinking behavior?},
  author={John C. Loehlin},
  journal={Behavior genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={447-51}
}
A scale based on alcohol-related behaviors and an item on shared friends from the National Merit Twin Study were used in an attempt to confirm the finding of Cleveland et al. (1995, J Genet Psychol 166:153-169) of gene-environment correlation in adolescents' drinking behavior, a correlation based on the differential selection of peers. Results from samples of 490 MZ and 336 same-sex DZ pairs were consistent in direction with the hypothesis, although quantitatively modest. This consistency… CONTINUE READING

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