When The Immune System Attacks the Brain – Case Files of a Young Female with Mania

Posted on:August 27, 2016
Last Updated: October 10, 2020
Time to read: 4 minutes

There is increasing evidence of the emerging link between Autoimmunity and Psychiatric Disorders. (Kayser and Dalmau, 2011). This case provides further compelling evidence for the role of autoimmune mechanisms in the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders and the need for vigilance for autoimmunity in psychiatric practice.