The Inflammation Connection: Most of our prior and current preconceptions about the role of immunity and mental illness have been—and are—wrong. Special Report Chair Charles Raison, MD introduces clinicians and researchers to a collection of cutting-edge information on inflammation and psychiatry. Scroll through the slides for links to each report.
Is PTSD a Systemic Disorder?: In addition to psychosocial problems, there is a growing realization that PTSD may also lead to or exacerbate chronic medical health conditions. Janine D. Flory, PhD and Rachel Yehuda, PhD report.
Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire: The impetus to consider inflammation as potentially relevant to the pathoetiology of domain-based psychopathology (eg, anhedonia) and/or mental disorders, isprovided by a confluence of factors discussed by Roger S. Mcintyre, MD and Carola Rong, MD.
Five Things to Know About Inflammation and Depression: According to Andrew H. Miller, MD, immunologic processes may play a pivotal role in the development and maintenance of psychiatric disorders, opening an entire new avenue for novel strategies to prevent and treat psychiatric disease.