Developmental vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for schizophrenia

Cui, Xiaoying, Eyles, Darryl W., Burne, Thomas H. J. and McGrath, John J. (2012). Developmental vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for schizophrenia. In Alan S. Brown and Paul H. Patterson (Ed.), The origins of schizophrenia (pp. 282-299) New York, United States: Columbia University Press.

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Author Cui, Xiaoying
Eyles, Darryl W.
Burne, Thomas H. J.
McGrath, John J.
Title of chapter Developmental vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for schizophrenia
Title of book The origins of schizophrenia
Place of Publication New York, United States
Publisher Columbia University Press
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
ISBN 9780231151245
Editor Alan S. Brown
Paul H. Patterson
Chapter number 11
Start page 282
End page 299
Total pages 18
Total chapters 15
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
•  Developmental vitamin D deficiency is a candidate risk factor for schizophrenia.
•  Over the last decade evidence has accumulated demonstrating that vitamin D
   plays a role in brain development.
•  The Developmental Vitamin D (DVDJ deficiency rat model demonstrates a range
   of altered neurobiological features some of which are consistent with features
   of schizophrenia.
• The DVD deficiency model confirms the biological plausibility of this exposure for
   schizophrenia, but further epidemiologic research is required in order to demonstrate
   a link to the disease.
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Description: xii, 428 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

 
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