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Cat ownership not linked to mental health problems

22 February 2017

A study led by Dr Francesca Solmi and Dr James Kirkbride (UCL Psychiatry) has found no link between cat ownership during pregnancy or childhood and the development of psychotic symptoms in adolescence, dispelling concerns about the impact of cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Read: CNN, More: NBC News, i News, The Conversation, TIME, Washington Post, Daily Mail, Huffington Post, Metro, CBS NewsUCL News