Investigation of the relationship between schizophrenia and toxoplasmosis in Van province, Turkey


Ekici A., Timucin D. K. , Gurbuz E., Unlu A. H. , Aydemir S., Yılmaz H.

PARASITOLOGISTS UNITED JOURNAL, vol.14, no.1, pp.34-38, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.21608/puj.2021.49914.1093
  • Journal Name: PARASITOLOGISTS UNITED JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-38

Abstract

Background: Schizophrenia is a worldwide, serious neuropsychiatric disorder of unknown cause. Previous studies showed that infectious agents may play a role in its etiology. Among them, T. gondii was strongly hypothesized.