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Sociological Research Shows Combined Impact of Genetics, Social Factors on Delinquency
July 14, 2008
In one of the first studies to link molecular genetic variants to adolescent delinquency, sociological research published in the August issue of the American Sociological Review identifies three genetic predictors--of serious and violent delinquency--that gain predictive precision when considered together with social influences, such as family, friends and school processes.
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