Cytokine alterations in first-onset postpartum psychosis-clues for underlying immune dysregulation.

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Summary of "Cytokine alterations in first-onset postpartum psychosis-clues for underlying immune dysregulation."

Emerging evidence suggests a possible role for immune system dysregulation in the pathogenesis of postpartum psychosis (PP) but the evidence is limited. The current study sought to determine the serum cytokines/ chemokine changes associated with first-onset PP.


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Name: Asian journal of psychiatry
ISSN: 1876-2026
Pages: 74-78


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