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Originally posted by magestica
I don't know if certain diseases would be catagorized as viral, but didn't/doesn't syphilis and many other diseases cause this as well? There are certain diseases/ viruses that can cause the brain to deteriorate, or the brain cells to die, and this would cause atleast some type of mental illness, wouldn't it?
Originally posted by Echo
I am less interested in the diseases that eat away at the brain. I'd like to know if viruses can cause the kind of chemical imbalances in the brain that cause things like bipolar (manic depression), ADHD (Attention Defecit Hyperactive Disorder), etc.