Genetic factors in aggression

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Mednick and Hutchings
Criminal biological father increased the risk of criminality, but the highest risk was for those with a criminal biological father and a criminal adoptive father
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Brunner
Violent dutch family - abnormally low levels of MAOA and a defective gene for the production of MAOA
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Miles and Carey
Younger = genes and environmental --- Older = genetic
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Rutter
Meta analysis - DZ 13-22% MZ 26-51%
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Caspi
500 children and found that those with low MAOA = antisocial behaviour if they had been maltreated as a child
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Violent dutch family - abnormally low levels of MAOA and a defective gene for the production of MAOA

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Brunner

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Younger = genes and environmental --- Older = genetic

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Meta analysis - DZ 13-22% MZ 26-51%

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500 children and found that those with low MAOA = antisocial behaviour if they had been maltreated as a child

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