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Cannabis use and risk of schizophrenia: a Mendelian randomization study.

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Cannabis use is observationally associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia, but whether the relationship is causal is not known. Using a genetic approach, we took 10 independent genetic variants previously identified to associate with cannabis use in 32 330 individuals to determine the nature of the association between cannabis use and risk of schizophrenia. Genetic variants were employed as instruments to recapitulate a randomized controlled trial involving two groups (cannabis users...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/mp.2016.252

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
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Department of Health of Scottish Government More from this funder
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Funding agency for:
Holmes, M
Grant:
MRC-E270/4
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Molecular Psychiatry Journal website
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-11-28
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EISSN:
1476-5578
ISSN:
1359-4184
Source identifiers:
673349
Language:
English
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pubs:673349
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uuid:b6368ab8-7f1b-4907-9a81-e77f5056e338
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pubs:673349
Deposit date:
2017-04-12

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