Does active psychosis cause neurobiological pathology? A critical review of the neurotoxicity hypothesis.

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BACKGROUND Since the neurotoxicity hypothesis was launched in 1991, it has generated a great deal of interest and given rise to several studies investigating the validity of the hypothesis that being psychotic has a toxic effect on the brain. The toxicity argument is used to justify early treatment. This review attempts to assess the studies that have… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291713002341

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