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Celiac syndrome in the case histories of five schizophrenics

Summary and Conclusions

Celiac syndrome in infancy was encountered in the case histories of five young adults diagnosed as having schizophrenia. A review of the literature reveals no previous report linking celiac syndrome and schizophrenia. Other similarities of the five cases were discussed. Speculation as to the psychic and biochemical relationship between celiac syndrome and schizopherenia suggests a basis for additional research.

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Graff, H., Handford, A. Celiac syndrome in the case histories of five schizophrenics. Psych Quar 35, 306–313 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01566581

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Schizophrenia
  • Young Adult
  • Additional Research
  • Case History