Schizophrenia May Be Associated With Immune Function: MNT

A new Australian study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry provides the, so far, strongest evidence of an association between schizophrenia and immune function, suggesting that schizophrenic patients' brains could be attacked by the immune system. Researchers have found elevated levels of inflammation in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, a key region in the brain that is affected by schizophrenia in 40% of schizophrenics.

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