Vitamin D in schizophrenia: a clinical review

@article{Chiang2016VitaminDI,
  title={Vitamin D in schizophrenia: a clinical review},
  author={Mathew Chiang and R. Natarajan and X. Fan},
  journal={Evidence-Based Mental Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={6 - 9}
}
  • Mathew Chiang, R. Natarajan, X. Fan
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Evidence-Based Mental Health
  • Vitamin D (vitD) is known for its essential role in calcium homeostasis and bone health. VitD is made endogenously in the skin from UVB radiation from sunlight. VitD is now considered as a potent neurosteroid hormone, critical to brain development and normal brain function, and is known for its anti-inflammatory property affecting various aspects of human health. VitD ligand-receptor, a receptor that mediates much of vitD's biological actions, has been found throughout the body including the… CONTINUE READING
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