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Twins’ and Their Mothers’ Personality: Temperament and Character Clusters

Authors Danilo Garcia
Ali Al Nima
Thomas Nilsson
Sebastian Lundström
Kevin M. Cloninger
Henrik Anckarsäter
C. Robert Cloninger
Published in 3rd Biennial International Convention of Psychological Science, May 25-28, Boston
Publication year 2019
Published at Department of Psychology
Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre
Centre for Ethics, Law, and Mental Health
Language en
Keywords Character, Cluster Analysis, Mental Health, Personality, Temperament, Twins
Subject categories Psychology, Psychiatry


In a sample of twins and their mothers we found, independent of zygosity, two clusters based on differences in the children’s (in)ability to be cooperative and self-directed and her/his level of reward dependence, together with differences in the mother’s levels of cooperativeness, self-directedness, reward dependence, and harm avoidance.

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