Mortality of mental disorders in relation to potential pesticide exposure.

@article{Wijngaarden2003MortalityOM,
  title={Mortality of mental disorders in relation to potential pesticide exposure.},
  author={Edwin van Wijngaarden},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={564-8}
}
Some studies have suggested a role of pesticide exposure in the development of neurobehavioral disorders. This case-control study examined the association between mortality from mental disorders and occupational exposure to pesticides. The study population consisted of 7756 deaths and 330,452 eligible controls identified from US death certificate files for the years 1988 through 1992. Exposure assignment was based on job title reported on the death certificates. Employment in jobs potentially… CONTINUE READING