Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of DSM-IV anxiety disorders.

@article{Tambs2009StructureOG,
  title={Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of DSM-IV anxiety disorders.},
  author={Kristian Tambs and Nikolai Czajkowsky and Espen R\oysamb and Michael C. Neale and Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud and Steven H. Aggen and Jennifer Ruth Harris and Ragnhild Elise \Orstavik and Kenneth S. Kendler},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2009},
  volume={195 4},
  pages={
          301-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Twin data permit decomposition of comorbidity into genetically and environmentally derived correlations. No previous twin study includes all major forms of anxiety disorder. AIMS To estimate the degree to which genetic and environmental risk factors are shared rather than unique to dimensionally scored panic disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. METHOD Data obtained from 2801 young-adult Norwegian twins… CONTINUE READING

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