IQ and schizophrenia in a Swedish national sample: their causal relationship and the interaction of IQ with genetic risk.


OBJECTIVE The authors sought to clarify the relationship between IQ and subsequent risk for schizophrenia. METHOD IQ was assessed at ages 18-20 in 1,204,983 Swedish males born between 1951 and 1975. Schizophrenia was assessed by hospital diagnosis through 2010. Cox proportional hazards models were used to investigate future risk for schizophrenia in… (More)
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2014.14040516