Sex Modulates the Associations Between the COMT Gene and Personality Traits

  title={Sex Modulates the Associations Between the COMT Gene and Personality Traits},
  author={Chunhui Chen and Chuansheng Chen and Robert K. Moyzis and Qi Dong and Qinghua He and Bi Zhu and Jin Li and He Li and Jun Li and Jared Lessard},
Previous research has shown inconsistent findings regarding the relations between the functional Val158Met polymorphisms of the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene and individual differences in personality traits. This study attempts to overcome some of the weaknesses of previous research, namely, small sample sizes, clinical samples, ethnic stratification, wide age ranges, neglecting sex differences, and single measures of personality traits. A large sample (n=556, 250 male, 306 female… CONTINUE READING
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