A Nationwide Study in Denmark of the Association Between Treated Infections and the Subsequent Risk of Treated Mental Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Köhler-Forsberg, Petersen, Gasse, Mortensen, Dalsgaard, Yolken, Benros
JAMA Psychiatry-2018

Conclusions and Relevance: Although the results cannot prove causality, these findings provide evidence for the involvement of infections and the immune system in the etiology of a wide range of mental disorders in children and adolescents.