Volume 1, Issue 2 (4-1988)                   IJN 1988, 1(2): 49-0 | Back to browse issues page

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Jafarpour. Is the Schizophrenia an Infectious Disease?. IJN. 1988; 1 (2) :49-0
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1082-en.html
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  Schizophrenia is a common psychiatric disease. Old theory that introduced Schizophrenia as a social disease and outcome of improper role of parents to some extant has changed. Some researchers believed that it is an infection disease. This preposition on Schizophrenia as a brain infection first introduced by Sigmund Freud-The father of psychiatric analysis-. Many of his students had different perspective.

Recently scientists realized that special Viruses are absorb to the brain tissues. Dr E.F. Torrey Clinical Psychiatric in St Elizabeth Washington says: "Theses Viruses remain latent 10- 20 years in brain tissues".
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2012/04/18

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