María Nalleli Ortiz-Jurado

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BACKGROUND Toxoplasma gondii infection has been associated with psychiatric diseases. However, there is no information about the link between this infection and patients with mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use. METHODS We performed a case-control study with 149 psychiatric patients suffering from mental and behavioral(More)
BACKGROUND The parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) may invade the brain and might induce behavioral changes. We sought to determine the association of T. gondii infection and mixed anxiety and depressive disorder. METHODS Through an age- and gender-matched case-control seroprevalence study, we examined 65 patients suffering from mixed anxiety and(More)
We assessed the association of Toxoplasma gondii infection and depression in a sample of psychiatric patients and control subjects without depression. We performed an age- and gender-matched case-control study of 89 patients suffering from depression attended in a public psychiatric hospital in Durango City, Mexico and 356 control subjects without(More)
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