Lyme disease: a neuropsychiatric illness.

  title={Lyme disease: a neuropsychiatric illness.},
  author={Brian A. Fallon and J A Nields},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={151 11},
OBJECTIVE Lyme disease is a multisystemic illness that can affect the central nervous system (CNS), causing neurologic and psychiatric symptoms. The goal of this article is to familiarize psychiatrists with this spirochetal illness. METHOD Relevant books, articles, and abstracts from academic conferences were perused, and additional articles were located through computerized searches and reference sections from published articles. RESULTS Up to 40% of patients with Lyme disease develop… CONTINUE READING