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Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease:
doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000173
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Twitter Psychosis: A Rare Variation or a Distinct Syndrome?

Kalbitzer, Jan MD, PhD; Mell, Thomas MD; Bermpohl, Felix MD; Rapp, Michael A. MD, PhD; Heinz, Andreas MD, PhD

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Abstract

Abstract: The authors report the development of psychosis in a young woman coinciding with excessive use of the online communication system Twitter and the results of an experimental account to argue that Twitter may have a high potential to induce psychosis in predisposed users.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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