Good, bad parenting effects may hinge on child’s genes

20th Oct

This article suggests that it not all about parenting that determines the attitudes of children but actually the type of gene mix you have could have a detrimental effect on which they become – regardless of whom their parents are and how they act.

 

Good, bad parenting effects may hinge on child’s genes

 

  • A gene that’s been nicknamed the “depression” gene may actually help children grow into happy, well-adjusted adults — if they have parents who are warm and supportive.
  • Children with a specific gene variation are more likely than others to be influenced by the type of parents they have, “for better or worse.”
  • It appears a specific gene variation may be central to why good parenting doesn’t always produce a good adult or bad parenting a bad adult

 

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189523/Good-bad-parenting-effects-may-hinge-on-childs-genes.html

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