Borna disease

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A neurological disorder caused by Borna disease virus, a negative-strand RNA virus that will infect a range of domestic animals and humans. It causes behavioural disorders in animals and may be associated with some psychiatric conditions including bipolar disorder and depression.

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol3no2/hatalski.htm Article on Borna disease in Emerging Infectious Diseases (1997).

Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

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