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Serotonin and self-control: A genetically moderated stress sensitization effect

Danielle Boisvert, Jessica Wells, Todd A. Armstrong and Richard H. Lewis

Journal of Criminal Justice, 2018, vol. 56, issue C, 98-106

Abstract: The current study seeks to examine how two widely studied serotonergic polymorphisms, MAOA-uVNTR and 5-HTTLPR, interact with early and later life stressors to explain between-individual variation in low self-control in a genetically moderated stress sensitization model (G×E×E).

Keywords: Low self-control; Stress sensitization; MAOA-uVNTR; 5-HTTLPR (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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