in the context of mood disorders and schizophrenia, is a theory which states a person's predisposition to illnesses and social and psychological factors which can increase the chances of showing symptoms of the illness.

STRESS-VULNERABILITY MODEL: "Stress vulnerability model tells; how a person with parental history of schizophrenia and mood disorder can increase the risk of developing the illness."
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