The serological evidence for maternal influenza as risk factor for psychosis in offspring is insufficient: critical review and meta-analysis

@article{Selten2017TheSE,
  title={The serological evidence for maternal influenza as risk factor for psychosis in offspring is insufficient: critical review and meta-analysis},
  author={Jean-Paul C Selten and Fabian Termorshuizen},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={183},
  pages={2-9}
}
Maternal influenza during pregnancy has been suggested to increase the psychosis risk for the offspring. This hypothesis has been tested using "ecological" studies, which examined the risk for individuals born after epidemics, and "serological" studies, based on serological evidence. A study of the latter type obtained an increased schizophrenia risk for… CONTINUE READING