Article on new funding to set up a research consortium to examine the link between the immune system and mental health issues. It is hoped that the research could potentially develop new treatments for some people with depression.
Article outlining the link between the presence of certain antibodies and schizophrenia. It discusses the findings of recent research, including the statistical findings of which percentage of the sample had NMDA antibodies present.
Short talk by Professor Angela Vincent from the University of Oxford entitled, ‘Autoimmune processes in encephalopathy: a promise for treatment of psychiatric disorders’. She describes a range of case studies and provides an explanation of the role of antibodies in psychiatric disorders, which is something that is just beginning to be understood. This video is published by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. The video can be viewed here.