Life events and depression in a community sample of siblings.

  title={Life events and depression in a community sample of siblings.},
  author={F. V. Rijsdijk and Pak C. Sham and Abraham Sterne and Shaun M Purcell and Peter McGuffin and Anne Farmer and David Goldberg and Anthony Mann and Stacey Shawn Cherny and Maria Webster and David Z. Ball and Thalia C Eley and Robert Plomin},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={31 3},
BACKGROUND The overall aim of the GENESiS project is to identify quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for anxiety/depression, and to examine the interaction between these loci and psychosocial adversity. Here we present life-events data with the aim of clarifying: (i) the aetiology of life events as inferred from sibling correlations; (ii) the relationship between life events and measures of anxiety and depression, as well as neuroticism; and (iii) the interaction between life events and neuroticism… CONTINUE READING

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