MIND GERMS, PART ONE: LOOKING FOR EVIDENCE
by Janet A. Ginsburg
More than 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. suffers from a diagnosable mental illness in any given year. And American parents report that nearly 5% of their children –2.7 million kids -- have a severe emotional or behavioral disorder. Could infectious disease help explain what’s going on? ￼Breakthroughs in diagnostics and epidemiology have unmasked a number of pathogens capable of causing neurological destruction and psychiatric illness....
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