Don't blame it on the sunshine, don't blame it on the moonlight, don't blame it on good times, blame it on the sociocultural factors
Jepsen, Peter; Grainge, Matthew J.
MATTHEW GRAINGE firstname.lastname@example.org
In this issue of Hepatology, Ventura‐Cots and colleagues present their study arguing that colder weather and fewer sunlight hours increase alcohol consumption and thus cause alcoholic cirrhosis (1). “Causality” is a key concept for this study. A recent review on the topic highlighted two nicely articulated definitions provided by Lilienfeld (‘a factor may be defined as a cause of a disease, if the incidence of the disease is diminished when exposure to this factor is likewise diminished’) and Pearl (‘X is a cause of Y if Y listens to X and decides its value in response to what it hears.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Feb 5, 2019|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|APA6 Citation||Jepsen, P., & Grainge, M. J. (2019). Don't blame it on the sunshine, don't blame it on the moonlight, don't blame it on good times, blame it on the sociocultural factors. Hepatology, 69(5), 1852-1854. https://doi.org/10.1002/hep.30547|
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