Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND)

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What is Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND)?

Pediatric Infection-triggered autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders (PITAND) is a controversial disorder based on the premise that certain mental illnesses are caused by an infection or is a result of an autoimmune reaction following the infection.

Common symptoms reported by people with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND)


Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND)

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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND)

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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Pediatric Infection-Triggered Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PITAND) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 1
30s 1
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

38% Female
63% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from PITAND patients who have completed their condition history
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