NeuroPsyche, Toxicology

Research supports toxoplasmosis link to schizophrenia (FierceBiotech)

The parasite infects the brain by forming a cyst within its cells and produces
an enzyme called tyrosine hydroxylase, which is needed to make dopamine.
Dopamine’s role in mood, sociability, attention, motivation and sleep patterns
are well documented and schizophrenia has long been associated with dopamine,
which is the target of all schizophrenia drugs on the market. …