Healthwatch on 11/19/12

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Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 11/19/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression

Dr. David Naimon talks with Paul H. Patterson, developmental neurobiologist and author of Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression.  

"Neurobiologist Patterson has succeeded in his aim of crafting an accessible, even fascinating, book about one of the hottest topics in mental health."--Macleans

 "Finally someone is looking at the whole picture, not just one pathogen or disease at a time. In his paradigm-shifting book, Paul Patterson explains the dynamic interaction between the immune system, the brain, and development, unveiling an important new understanding of what may underlie many devastating brain disorders. Infectious Behavior opens the door to a whole new way of thinking about the causes and cures for some of the most challenging brain disorders, giving us much cause for hope." --Portia Iversen, cofounder, Cure Autism Now Foundation (CAN), cofounder, Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE), founder, International Meeting for Autism Research 

 

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