Extracting stability increases the SNP heritability of emotional problems in young people


Twin studies have shown that emotional problems (anxiety and depression) in childhood and adolescence are moderately heritable (~20-50%). In contrast, DNA-based ‘SNP heritability’ estimates are generally [ view full abstract ]


  1. Rosa Cheesman (King's College London)
  2. Kirstin Purves (King's College London)
  3. Jean-Baptiste Pingault (University College London)
  4. Gerome Breen (King's College London)
  5. Fruhling Rijsdijk (King's College London)
  6. Robert Plomin (King's College London)
  7. Thalia Eley (King's College London)

Topic Areas

Gene Finding Strategies , Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis)


OS-5C » Internalizing Problems (13:30 - Friday, 22nd June, Auditorium)

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