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Is there a link between vitamin D3 deficiency and schizophrenia?
There are several studies which have suggested some link between both high and low levels of vitamin D and schizophrenia, although definitive studies are unavailable...
Certainly, if there is a vitamin D deficiency it should be corrected, and your family physician or endocrinologist would be able to determine if intervention is needed.
For more information, see:
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Sep;67(9):889-94. Neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia: a population-based case-control study
Bryan L. Roth, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Council Member
Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor
Director, NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Medical School
Research by Illness
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