Polygenic Risk, Family Cohesion, and Adolescent Aggression in Mexican-Origin and Non-Hispanic White Families: Pathways to Early Adult Alcohol Use


Evocative gene-environment correlations (rGEs) occur when children’s genetic predispositions evoke negative reactions from their family environment, which can subsequently increase risk for substance use later in life.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Kit Elam (Arizona State University)
  2. Laurie Chassin (Arizona State University)
  3. Danielle Pandika (Arizona State University)

Topic Areas

Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis) , Substance use: Alcohol, Nicotine, Drugs


SY-6A » Behavior genetic research on drug abuse: Translation to enhance public health (10:30 - Friday, 22nd June, Monadnock)



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