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ERIC Number: EJ591795
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Sex Differences in the Etiology of Aggressive and Nonaggressive Antisocial Behavior: Results from Two Twin Studies.
Eley, Thalia C.; Lichtenstein, Paul; Stevenson, Jim
Child Development, v70 n1 p155-68 Jan-Feb 1999
Parents of Swedish twin pairs ages 7 to 9 years and of British twin pairs ages 8 to 16 years completed the Child Behavior Checklist. Found that genetic factors influenced aggressive antisocial behavior to a greater extent than nonaggressive antisocial behavior, which was also significantly influenced by the shared environment. There was a significant sex difference in the etiology of nonaggressive antisocial behavior. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Child Behavior Checklist