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Comorbidity: 1. Autocognitive developmental disorders of structured psychosocial stress

By Rodrick Wallace


We explore regularities in comorbid psychiatric and chronic inflammatory disorders from an extension of Irun Cohen's perspective on autoimmune disease, finding that structured psychosocial stress can literally write a distorted image of itself onto child development, resulting in a life course trajectory to characteristic forms of comorbid mind/body dysfunction. Extension of the approach appears possible for schizophrenia and associated conditions, although without such direct relation to structured stress

Topics: Developmental Psychology
Year: 2003
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