Can an Infection Trigger OCD?

Proposed link between infections and psychiatric disorders is still under review but gaining more recognition, resources among scientists

MENLO PARK, Calif.—At the age of 7, Garrett Pohlman came home from the first day of second grade and was “a totally different person,” his mother said. Garrett experienced a sudden and dramatic onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder and other symptoms. He was weeping and terrified to go back to school.

Wall Street Journal-2015