Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism and personality traits in a Korean population.

  title={Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism and personality traits in a Korean population.},
  author={Se Joo Kim and Young Shin Kim and Nak Kyung Choi and Hyun Joo Hong and Hong Shick Lee and Chan-Hyung Kim},
  volume={51 4},
Recently, there has been growing enthusiasm for exploring biological approaches to personality, especially in the area of genetic research into the identification of those genes responsible for particular personality traits. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the serotonin transporter-linked promoter region (5-HTTLPR) polymorphism and personality traits. We recruited 211 unrelated, normal subjects. The Korean version of the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI… CONTINUE READING


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