Early-Life Adversity, Systemic Inflammation and Comorbid Physical and Psychiatric Illnesses of Adult Life.

@article{Nettis2019EarlyLifeAS,
  title={Early-Life Adversity, Systemic Inflammation and Comorbid Physical and Psychiatric Illnesses of Adult Life.},
  author={Maria Antonietta Nettis and Carmine Maria Pariante and Valeria Mondelli},
  journal={Current topics in behavioral neurosciences},
  year={2019}
}
Recently, the evidence of increased immune activation in patients with schizophrenia has suggested a role for the immune system in the development of psychosis. However, what is causing this increased immune activation and how this leads to the development of psychopathology remain still unclear. In this chapter we discuss the evidence about the role of childhood trauma as possible underlying cause of the increased immune activation in patients with schizophrenia. According to preclinical and… 
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