• Type:#article
  • Year read:#read2022
  • Subject: OCD Genetics
  • Bibtex: @hudziak2004
  • Bibliography: Hudziak, J. J., van Beijsterveldt, C. E. M., Althoff, R. R., Stanger, C., Rettew, D. C., Nelson, E. C., Todd, R. D., Bartels, M., & Boomsma, D. I. (2004). Genetic and Environmental Contributions to the Child Behavior ChecklistObsessive-Compulsive Scale: A Cross-cultural Twin Study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 61(6), 608. https://doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.61.6.608

Example citation

The heritability of OCD has been estimated to 45-58% in large twin-studies.

Key takeaways

  • n = 4246 twin pairs
  • Best fitting model: Genetic influences = 45-58%, unique environment influences = 42-55%
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