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J Nerv Ment Dis. 2014 Aug;202(8):623. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000173.

Twitter psychosis: a rare variation or a distinct syndrome?

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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.

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