Research Update

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis or New-Onset Psychosis?

Topics: Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis | Encephalitis | Female Issues in Psychiatry | NMDA | Psychosis | Women’s Issues in Psychiatry

Review of: Xu X et al, Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2019;7(1):e633 You may have heard of the book Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan (later made into a movie). Cahalan, a successful journalist, describes her brief psychotic episode that led to hospitalizations and mistaken psychiatric diagnoses. She was eventually diagnosed wi

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