ERIC Number: EJ590105
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Relationships between Family Connectedness, School Connectedness, and Adolescent Depressed Mood: Sex Differences.
Jacobson, Kristen C.; Rowe, David C.
Developmental Psychology, v35 n4 p926-39 Jul 1999
Investigated genetic and environmental contributions to relationship between family and school environment and depressed mood; also potential sex differences in genetic and environment contributions to variation in and covariation between family connectedness, school connectedness, and depressed mood. Subjects were 2,302 adolescent sibling pairs. Found that genetic contributions to variation were greater among females than males, especially for depressed mood. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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