Antibodies To Strep Throat Bacteria Linked To Obsessive Compulsive Disorder In Mice

A new study indicates that pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette syndrome and/or tic disorder may develop from an inappropriate immune response to the bacteria causing common throat infections. The mouse model findings support the view that this condition is a distinct disorder, and represent a key advance in tracing the path leading from an ordinary infection in childhood to the surfacing of a psychiatric syndrome.

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Antibodies To Strep Throat Bacteria Linked To Obsessive Compulsive Disorder In Mice

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