Personality and divorce: a genetic analysis.

@article{Jocklin1996PersonalityAD,
  title={Personality and divorce: a genetic analysis.},
  author={V Jocklin and M K Mcgue and David Thoreson Lykken},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1996},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={
          288-99
        }
}
M. McGue and D.T. Lykken (1992) found that divorce risk was, to a substantial degree, genetically mediated; prior research has identified numerous social and psychological factors that affect divorce risk (G.C. Kitson, K.B. Barbi, & M.J. Roach, 1985). The present study attempted to link these domains by examining the extent to which genetic influences on one such psychological factor, personality, explain divorce risk heritability. A sample of adult twins from the Minnesota Twin Registry… CONTINUE READING
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