Borna Disease Virus and Psychiatric Disorders: Can Viruses Influence Psychiatric Disorders?

@inproceedings{Rackov2011BornaDV,
  title={Borna Disease Virus and Psychiatric Disorders: Can Viruses Influence Psychiatric Disorders?},
  author={Sylva Rackov{\'a} and L. Janu},
  year={2011}
}
1.1 Psychiatric disorders and infectious diseases Psychiatric disorders are a wide group of diseases with a heterogeneous aetiology (genetic predisposition, environmental factors, exposure to stress, for example). Several infectious agents preferentially affect the central nervous system and these infections are associated with psychic and neurologic symptomatology. It has been suggested that some infectious diseases can influence the development and the course of several psychiatric disorders… Expand
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