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Mental Illness and Vitamin D


All items in category Winter Blues/Depression and Vitamin D 260 items

Sample of mental illness items on VitaminDWiki:


Low vitamin D when indoors most of the time - from VitaminDWiki


VitaminDWiki - Overview Schizophrenia and Vitamin D contains

14 reasons to think that schizophrenia is associated with low vitamin D
1) 97% of patients with schizophrenia are vitamin D deficient
2) Schizophrenia varies with latitude (UVB) by 10X (controversy)
3) Schizophrenia is more common in those with dark skin (when away from the equator)
4) Schizophrenia is associated with low natal vitamin D
5) Schizophrenia has been increasing around the world when vitamin D has been decreasing (controversy)
6) Schizophrenia is associated with low birth rate, which is associated with low vitamin D
7) Schizophrenia is associated with Autism which is associated with low vitamin D
8) Schizophrenia Bulletin Editorial (Jan 2014) speculated that Vitamin D could be a major player
9) Schizophrenia 2X more likely if low vitamin D - meta-analysis
10) Schizophrenia increased 40 % for Spring births after Danes stopped vitamin D fortification
11) Schizophrenia is associated with season of birth
12) Schizophrenia is associated with poor Vitamin D Receptor genes
13) Schizophrenia risk is decreased if give Vitamin D after birth
14) Schizophrenia symptoms reduced when Vitamin D levels are restored


VitaminDWiki – Depression category contains

Some recent publications


VitaminDWiki - Suicide associated with low vitamin D contains:


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Fact 1 Smoking decreases vitamin D.

Fact 2 Low vitamin D is associated with mental illness

Hypothesis: smoking decreases vitamin D, which increases mental illness

The following graphic from the CDC shows that those who already have low vitamin D due to dark skin do not smoke as much
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see also on VitaminDWiki Smoking reduces vitamin D - many studies


Update: Some mental hospitals are no longer encouraging smoking by patients

Smoking, Once Used to Reward, Faces a Ban in Mental Hospitals New York Times Feb 2013
A great many reasons for the reversal.


Sesame Street Mental Disorders - 2018

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