“When the Body Attacks the Mind”

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“A physiological theory of ‘mental illness.’” The Atlantic tells the story of 13-year-old Sasha Egger who was given antipsychotics immediately after he started to show symptoms resembling ‘schizophrenia’ when he was actually suffering from a form of autoimmune encephalitis.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. This also makes gut and psychology syndrome (GAPS) more explicable, as well as Randolph allergies, the Nikoleyev long fast and some of the practices of monasteries and ashrams. It’s just that the food sensitivities, etc. aren’t going to kill you off the top, the way encephalitis will.