Schizophrenia, bi-polar and other severe psychiatric diagnosis, may be caused by a living virus named Toxoplasma gondii.
Scientists are currently testing treatments to remove the virus.
Toxoplasma gondii is an infection humans can get from cats. In humans, acute...
I'm not sure if toxoplasma gondii really causes schizophrenia and bipolar. I am not convinced on this one.Why would someone tell another they have schizophrenia or bipolar (hallucination wise) when they are none of these?
Recent epidemiologic studies indicate that infectious
agents may contribute to some cases of schizophrenia. In
animals, infection with Toxoplasma gondii can alter behavior
and neurotransmitter function. In humans, acute infection
with T. gondii can produce psychotic symptoms...