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Case Report
Published On: February 4, 2020

Genital Self - Mutilation in Schizophrenia - A Case Series

Praharaj SK, Bhaumik U*, Vemana N and Sharma PSVN
Background: Major self-mutilation of various parts of the body with or without suicidal intent is seen in mental illness. It needs attention due to risk of significant disability. Available literature finds majority of cases to be psychotic...

Letter to Editor
Published On: June 4, 2020

Gut in Mind!

Ikeda Y, Tsuji A, Murakami M, Kitagishi Y and Matsuda S*
Neuroinflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as well as of neurodegenerative diseases [1]. On exposure to lipopolysaccharides, components of the cell wall of gram-negative enterobacteria, some kinds of immune cells are stimulated to produce Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) and inflammatory cytokines, which may cause the neuroinflammation and then neuronal apoptosis. In this meaning...