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Connecting Stress Disorders with Life-Threatening Infections

Viernes, Abril 3, 2020

Multiple stress disorders, but most strongly post-traumatic stress disorder, increase the risk for serious infections.
The poor physical health of individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is presumed to occur through the stress-related compromise of multiple physiological systems producing an excess of somatic complaints and bona fide medical illnesses.

 


NEJM Journal Watch summary, reutilizado con permiso del Grupo NEJM.

 

Código de aprobación: PP-ZOL-CHL-0030