Could bacteria cause OCD?

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by talkhealth on Fri Mar 30, 2012 4:28 pm

Could bacteria cause OCD?

A mental health organisation is now expanding research to see if a strain of bacteria may cause children to develop a particular condition with OCD-type symptoms.
The study by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH), based in Maryland, United States, will see if there is a link between Streptococcus bacteria and a condition called Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS).

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/artic ... study.html
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