The influence of genetic factors and life stress on depression among adolescent girls
Silberg, J × Pickles, A Rutter, M Hewitt, J Simonoff, E Maes, Hermine Carbonneau, R Murrelle, L Foley, D Eaves, L #
Amer medical assoc
Archives of general psychiatry vol:56 issue:3 pages:225-232
Background: The possible causes of greater depression among adolescent girls were investigated by examining variation in the influence of genetic and environmental risk factors among 182 prepubertal female, 237 prepubertal male, 314 pubertal female, and 171 pubertal male twin pairs from the Virginia Twin Study of adolescent Behavioral Development.