The role of immune function in schizophrenia: an overview

  title={The role of immune function in schizophrenia: an overview},
  author={Norbert M{\"u}ller and Micheal Riedel and Manfred Ackenheil and Markus J. Schwarz},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
Immune alterations in schizophrenia have been described for decades. However, modern immunological methods and new insights into the highly developed and functionally differentiated immune system allows an integrative view of both, the older and also recent findings of immunological abnormalities in schizophrenia. Both, the unspecific and the specific arm of the immune system seem to be involved in the dysfunction of the immune system in schizophrenia. The unspecific “innate” immune system… CONTINUE READING


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