Can I space drywall screws 41" apart vertically?


I am making my ceiling higher, and have to add 41" more height to one wall, there are ceiling joists and roof rafters that I will be cutting around. Can I just screw the drywall at the top and bottom? or do I need to put vertical spacers in to screw to?

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