Washington D. C: According to a recent study, serious infections during childhood can be associated w
Washington D. C: According to a recent study, serious infections during childhood can be associated with a subsequent increased risk of mental disorders.
Researchers at the Aarhus University found that infections, which require hospitalisations, can lead to an 84 per cent increased risk of being diagnosed with any mental disorder and an about 42 percent increased the risk of using psychotropic drugs.
The findings of the study are published in the Journal of JAMA Psychiatry.

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