Psychol Rep. 2012 Aug;111(1):196-7.
Toxoplasma gondii and homicide.
Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205-9441, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
In a sample of 20 European nations, the prevalence of the brain parasite Toxoplasma gondii was positively associated with national homicide rates, amplifying previous research indicating a positive association of Toxoplasma gondii with suicide rates. Possible causal mechanisms were proposed.
PMID: 23045862 [PubMed - in process]