Schizophrenia and the gut–brain axis

@article{Nemani2015SchizophreniaAT,
  title={Schizophrenia and the gut–brain axis},
  author={Katlyn L Nemani and R. H. Ghomi and B. Mccormick and X. Fan},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={56},
  pages={155-160}
}
  • Katlyn L Nemani, R. H. Ghomi, +1 author X. Fan
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
  • Several risk factors for the development of schizophrenia can be linked through a common pathway in the intestinal tract. It is now increasingly recognized that bidirectional communication exists between the brain and the gut that uses neural, hormonal, and immunological routes. An increased incidence of gastrointestinal (GI) barrier dysfunction, food antigen sensitivity, inflammation, and the metabolic syndrome is seen in schizophrenia. These findings may be influenced by the composition of… CONTINUE READING

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