Dear readers of ADxS.org, please forgive the disruption.

ADxS.org needs about $12450 in 2022. In 2022 we received donations from third parties of $7671 until 08/31. Unfortunately, 99.7% of our readers do not donate. If everyone who reads this request makes a small contribution, our fundraising campaign for 2022 would be over after a few days. This donation request is displayed 4,000 times a week, but only 19 people donate. If you find ADxS.org useful, please take a minute and support ADxS.org with your donation. Thank you!

Since 01.06.2021 ADxS.org is supported by the non-profit ADxS e.V..

$7671 of $12450 - as of 2022-09-02
61%
Header Image
Immune system and behavior

Immune system and behavior

This chapter and its individual sections address the relationship between the immune system, stress system, and behavior.

There are indications that ADHD could be caused by reactions of the immune system in individual cases. In principle, ADHD is likely to have other causes.

Nevertheless, the immune system has a significant impact on behavior.
Its effects are multidirectional.12
The immune system is conditionable. Rats conditioned with a combination of sweetener and an immunosuppressor later also responded to sweetener alone with immunosuppression.3