Measurement Invariance and Predictive Validity of Behavioral Disinhibition in Two Twin Samples

Abstract

Objective.  Behavioral disinhibition is a highly heritable premorbid risk factor for drug use, including marijuana. We sought to model behavioral disinhibition as a latent factor and examine its heritability, factor... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Stephanie Zellers (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
  2. Robin Corley (University of Colorado Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics)
  3. Eric Thibodeau (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
  4. Bill Iacono (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
  5. Christian Hopfer (University of Colorado Denver)
  6. John Hewitt (University of Colorado Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics)
  7. Matt McGue (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
  8. Scott Vrieze (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)

Topic Areas

Developmental Disorders (e.g. ADHD) , Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis) , Statistical Methods , Substance use: Alcohol, Nicotine, Drugs

Session

OS-1A » Aggression/Behavioral Inhibition/Neurodevelopment (10:30 - Thursday, 21st June, Auditorium)

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