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Infections Linked to Mood Disorders... (Jama Psychiatry Study)

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Infections Linked To Mood Disorders Like Depression, Bipolar?
By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor
Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on June 18, 2013

Emerging research suggests between being admitted to a hospital for an infection may influence a later diagnosis of a mood disorder.

Specifically, investigators found that the risk of being diagnosed with a mood disorder increases by nearly two-thirds if a person had been admitted to hospital with an infection...............

 

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http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/06/18/infections-linked-to-mood-disorders-like-depression-bipolar/56195.html

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As the study was JAMA Psychiatry, plus given PsychCentral's longtime position at the forefront of online mental health sites, I really do hope this will get "mainstream" attention........hopefully not just by the media, but by the medical community too.

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Think I will forward to the infectious disease doctors I saw at childrens hosp san diego that told me I was crazy that an infection can not cause mood disorders or ocd!! Thanks for posting this;)

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