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Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis – News-Medical.Net

Anti-NMDAR encephalitis is an autoimmune brain illness that is often mistaken by a psychiatric disorder since it causes psychoses and other behaviour alterations….

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 29 2020
Anti-NMDAR encephalitis is an autoimmune brain illness that is often mistaken by a psychiatric disorder since it causes psychoses and other behavior alterations. Despite having these similarities, the illness does not respond to common antipsychotic treatments.
A new study by the University of Barcelona (UB) and the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS) shows these symptoms would be caused by alterations in the quantity of dopaminergic…

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