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Mental Illness and Vitamin D

All items in category Winter Blues/Depression and Vitamin D 164 items

Sample of mental illness items on VitaminDWiki:

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

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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 no smoke as much
see also on VitaminDWiki Smoking reduces vitamin D

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.

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2076 Mental Illness vs smoke.jpg admin 06 Feb, 2013 22:22 71.17 Kb 5878
399 sunspot graph.png admin 11 Jan, 2011 19:31 86.45 Kb 1675
398 UV Index Phoenix.png admin 11 Jan, 2011 12:06 56.33 Kb 2099
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