Associations between Subjective Well-being Polygenic Scores and Personality, Mental Health and Behavioral Outcomes in Young Adults


Subjective well-being is associated with a variety of better psychosocial and health outcomes. Twin studies suggest that subjective well-being is heritable and genetically correlated with depression and personality traits such... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sally Kuo (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  2. Peter Barr (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  3. Zoe Neale (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  4. Christina Sheerin (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  5. Ananda Amstadter (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  6. Danielle Dick (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Topic Areas

Health (e.g., BMI, Exercise) , Positive Psychology/Wellbeing , Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis) , Substance use: Alcohol, Nicotine, Drugs


PS-7 » Health Behaviors & Outcomes (18:00 - Thursday, 21st June)

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