Publications based on twin data from STR

The Swedish Twin Registry gives our researchers unique opportunities to study what genes and environment mean for the onset of various diseases. More than fifty reports based on observations in our twin studies are published each year in scientific journals. The following section presents some of the latest published research.

STR full publication list (updated 27 May 2024)

A selection of publications

Evidence of large genetic influences on dog ownership in the Swedish Twin Registry has implications for understanding domestication and health associations.
Fall T, Kuja-Halkola R, Dobney K, Westgarth C, Magnusson PKE
Sci Rep 2019 05;9(1):7554

The schizophrenia and bipolar twin study in Sweden (STAR).
Johansson V, Hultman CM, Kizling I, Martinsson L, Borg J, Hedman A, et al
Schizophr. Res. 2019 02;204():183-192

The Genetic Epidemiology of Treated Major Depression in Sweden.
Kendler KS, Ohlsson H, Lichtenstein P, Sundquist J, Sundquist K
Am J Psychiatry 2018 11;175(11):1137-1144

Genetic influences on musical specialization: a twin study on choice of instrument and music genre.
Mosing MA, Ullén F
Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 2018 May;():

Epigenetic influences on aging: a longitudinal genome-wide methylation study in old Swedish twins.
Wang Y, Karlsson R, Lampa E, Zhang Q, Hedman ÅK, Almgren M, et al
Epigenetics 2018 ;13(9):975-987

Childhood social class and cognitive aging in the Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging.
Ericsson M, Lundholm C, Fors S, Dahl Aslan AK, Zavala C, Reynolds CA, et al
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2017 07;114(27):7001-7006

If you are interested in reading more publications, you can do a search on Pubmed. You can search either for a researcher's name, the publication name, date, or pubmed code if you have access to it. The link below shows a search for Patrik Magnusson, head of the Swedish Twin Registry and Chair of the Steering Group.

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