Diet (gluten) and schizophrenia

J Hum Nutr. 1980 Apr;34(2):107-12. doi: 10.3109/09637488009143427.

Abstract

Four aspects of clinical evidence for an association between gluten and schizophrenia are examined. The scientific evidence for the role of gluten is set out. Finally, reference is made to other dietary approaches.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brain / metabolism
  • Celiac Disease / complications
  • Celiac Disease / etiology
  • Child
  • Endorphins / antagonists & inhibitors
  • Female
  • Food Hypersensitivity / complications
  • Glutens / adverse effects*
  • Glutens / immunology
  • Glutens / metabolism
  • Glutens / pharmacology
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Absorption / drug effects
  • Plant Proteins / adverse effects
  • Schizophrenia / diet therapy
  • Schizophrenia / epidemiology
  • Schizophrenia / etiology*
  • Schizophrenia / immunology
  • Triticum / adverse effects*
  • Triticum / immunology

Substances

  • Endorphins
  • Plant Proteins
  • Glutens