Schizophrenia Research Forum: Epidemiology Digs Deeper Into the Infection-Psychosis Link

The immune system is again gaining attention in the etiology of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders (see SRF related news report; SRF news report), and has featured prominently in many recent scientific meetings. The 2014 meeting of the Schizophrenia International Research Society in Florence, Italy, was no exception. An April 7 session chaired by Christina Dalman of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, described recent epidemiological studies investigating the link between psychosis and different types of infections.

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