The Environments of Adopted and Non-adopted Youth: Evidence on Range Restriction From the Sibling Interaction and Behavior Study (SIBS)

@article{McGue2007TheEO,
  title={The Environments of Adopted and Non-adopted Youth: Evidence on Range Restriction From the Sibling Interaction and Behavior Study (SIBS)},
  author={M. McGue and M. Keyes and Anu Sharma and I. Elkins and L. Legrand and W. Johnson and W. Iacono},
  journal={Behavior Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={449-462}
}
Previous reviews of the literature have suggested that shared environmental effects may be underestimated in adoption studies because adopted individuals are exposed to a restricted range of family environments. A sample of 409 adoptive and 208 non-adoptive families from the Sibling Interaction and Behavior Study (SIBS) was used to identify the environmental dimensions on which adoptive families show greatest restriction and to determine the effect of this restriction on estimates of the… Expand
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