Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness

@inproceedings{Najjar2012NeuroinflammationAP,
  title={Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness},
  author={Souhel Najjar and Daniel M. Pearlman and Kenneth Robert Alper and Amanda Najjar and Orrin Devinsky},
  booktitle={Journal of Neuroinflammation},
  year={2012}
}
Multiple lines of evidence support the pathogenic role of neuroinflammation in psychiatric illness. While systemic autoimmune diseases are well-documented causes of neuropsychiatric disorders, synaptic autoimmune encephalitides with psychotic symptoms often go under-recognized. Parallel to the link between psychiatric symptoms and autoimmunity in autoimmune… CONTINUE READING