Robert C. Bransfield, MD

Articles

Lyme Disease, Comorbid Tick-Borne Diseases, and Neuropsychiatric Disorders

December 01, 2007

Many recall the phrase "To know syphilis is to know medicine." Now Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis), the new "great imitator," is the ultimate challenge to the breadth and depth of our knowledge. In psychiatry, we generally treat mental symptoms or syndromes rather than the underlying cause of a disorder.