neuroticism

New Study Finds Genetic Associations for Neuroticism

June 25, 2018
Researchers identified more than a hundred genetic regions associated with neuroticism, a trait used to gauge personality that is also associated with risk factors for depression and schizophrenia.
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Researchers studying personality traits improve method for identifying genetic associations

February 21, 2018
Scientists have found a new method that could help illuminate the many genetic variants that contribute to personality traits and psychological disorders.Both genetics and environmental factors influence personality. Estimates suggest...
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Research Confirms Genetic Associations For Personality Traits

August 22, 2017
Recent success in genetic research into personality has opened up the hunt for more genetic signals associated with psychological and behavioral traits.
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The role of genetics in personality and schizophrenia

June 19, 2017
Researchers have identified genes that influence both the risk for schizophrenia and the development of certain personality traits.The work published late last month in the journal Scientific Reports, a Nature...
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Genetics found to influence personality and psychological disorders

December 05, 2016
New research has found genetic markers linking schizophrenia with personality traits for the first time, shedding new light on the shared genetic influences for personality and psychological disorders. The findings,...
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Genetic variants linked to education level

May 11, 2016
In what is the largest-ever genome wide association study for social science, researchers found more than 70 genetic variants associated with educational attainment – the number of years individuals spent...
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The role of genetics in well-being

April 18, 2016
Dan Benjamin, an Associate Professor of Economics at USC and on the principal investigators with the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium. In one of the largest-ever genome wide association study...
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