Genetics of Callous-Unemotional Behavior in Children

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Viding, Essi ; Price, Thomas S. ; Jaffee, Sara R. ; Trzaskowski, Maciej ; Davis, Oliver S. P. ; Meaburn, Emma L. ; Haworth, Claire M. A. ; Plomin, Robert (2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 8, issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3706442, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065789
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Human Genetics | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Mental Health | Epidemiology | Evolutionary Biology | Genetics | Psychology | Developmental Psychology | Genome Analysis Tools | Genomics | Population Genetics | Biology | Complex Traits | Medicine | Heredity | Microarrays | Genetic Epidemiology | Q | R | Science | psyc | Genetic Association Studies | Genome-Wide Association Studies

Callous-unemotional behavior (CU) is currently under consideration as a subtyping index for conduct disorder diagnosis. Twin studies routinely estimate the heritability of CU as greater than 50%. It is now possible to estimate genetic influence using DNA alone from samp... View more