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Autoimmunity in psychiatry

  • Kenneth Davison (a1)
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Current knowledge of the role of autoimmunity in the pathogenesis of the main psychiatric disorders is briefly outlined. The significance of immunological effects on synaptic transmission and associated neuropsychiatric syndromes is emphasised. Clinical psychiatrists are encouraged to keep abreast of developments in this increasingly important area.

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Kenneth Davison, 10 Grange Road, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9LD, UK. Email: kennethdavison@hotmail.com
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See pp. 374–380 and 381–386, this issue.

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