PRIMARY CAUSE

The primary cause is an occurrence that would make an individual more vulnerable to a particular disorder. Such disorder would most likely not occur without this event.

PRIMARY CAUSE: "Having his immune system injured was the primary cause for Jack suffering so badly from the infection."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY CAUSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-cause/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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