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Coeliac disease and schizophrenia

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7446.1017-a (Published 22 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1017

Authors' reply

  1. William Eaton, professor (weaton@jhsph.edu),
  2. Preben Bo Mortensen, professor,
  3. Esben Agerbo, assistant professor,
  4. Majella Byrne, assistant professor,
  5. Ole Mors, professor
  1. Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
  2. Institute of Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov, Denmark

    EDITOR—As noted in the original paper, we agree that coeliac disease is almost certainly underascertained in the study: but we do not agree it is a confounding factor. The question is whether the ascertainment in cases and controls, and in cases and controls …

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