Professor Annie Lennox, who has conducted significant research into autoimmunity and mental health, discusses the findings of her research. A transcript of the interview is provided in the article.
Driven insane by your own immune system: One woman’s terrifying story reveals how rogue particles in your brain may trigger mental illness – The Daily Mail
A first-hand account of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Liz Oldershaw experienced a range of severe symptoms and it was known that her brain was inflamed, but doctors could not explain why. It was only when a specialist blood test was taken by the University of Oxford was it revealed she had NMDA antibodies and it was this which was attacking her brain.
A review which provides a summary of an autobiographical account of one woman’s experience of NMDA-r encephalitis. The book became a New York Times Best Seller.
This article describes the work of Dr Josep Dalmau who is credited with first discovering anti-body mediated psychosis. In particular, it looks at the first few cases he had come across and some of the initial tests he did. It also looks at the case of Susannah Cahalan.