This project is directed by Kenneth Kendler at the VIPBG at Virginia Commonwealth University and is funded by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01-DA030005). It is a collaboration with Kristina and Jan Sundquist at Lund University in Malmo, Sweden. The goal of this study is to understand the etiology, consequences, and causes of drug use disorders using nationwide, geocoded, family-linked data in Sweden.

Publications related to this project

Exposure to peer deviance during childhood and risk for drug abuse: A Swedish national co-relative control design. Psychol Med 2015.

Observed cognitive performance and deviation from familial cognitive aptitude at age 16 years and ages 18 to 20 years and risk for schizophrenia and bipolar illness in a Swedish national sample. JAMA Psychiatry 2016.