Is schizophrenia linked to toxoplasmosis?

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Is schizophrenia linked to toxoplasmosis?
« on: 13/01/2009 12:30:57 »
I found this among other articles showing a link between toxoplasma and Schizophrenia:

http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=399

The last three paragraphs are best. Parasite brain damage, and mother's with toxoplasm antibodies having schizophrenic children, more often.



« Last Edit: 14/01/2009 09:24:45 by chris »
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Re: Is schizophrenia linked to toxoplasmosis?
« Reply #1 on: 14/01/2009 09:24:11 »
Yes, we discussed this on the radio programme and the effect of these parasites on the behaviour of mice:

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/content/interviews/interview/366/

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