The Heritability of Gender Identity Disorder in a Child and Adolescent Twin Sample

@article{Coolidge2002TheHO,
  title={The Heritability of Gender Identity Disorder in a Child and Adolescent Twin Sample},
  author={F. Coolidge and L. L. Thede and S. Young},
  journal={Behavior Genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={251-257}
}
  • F. Coolidge, L. L. Thede, S. Young
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Behavior Genetics
  • The heritability and prevalence of the gender identity disorder (GID) was examined, as well as its comorbidity with separation anxiety and depression, in a nonretrospective study of child and adolescent twins. The parents of 314 twins (ages 4–17 years; 96 monozygotic pairs [MZ] and 61 dizygotic [DZ] pairs) completed the Coolidge Personality and Neuropsychological Inventory (CPNI) containing a six-item DSM-IV-based GID scale. Prevalence of clinically significant GID symptomatology in the twin… CONTINUE READING
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