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Can someone be genetically predisposed to divorce?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Scientific studies have shown that as much as 40 percent of divorces are caused by genetic factors that affect personality and behavior. The relationship between personality and divorce is clear: Extroversion is related to risk of divorce, particularly in men. Neuroticism also elevates risk of divorce for both men and women.

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