Thursday, December 02, 2010

Brain parasites and suicide

Psychol Rep. 2010 Oct;107(2):424.

Brain parasites and suicide

Lester D.

Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240-0195, USA.

In a sample of 20 European nations, the prevalence of the brain parasite Toxoplasma gondii was positively associated with national suicide rates for men and women.

PMID: 21117467 [PubMed - in process]

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