STRESS-VULNERABILITY MODEL

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STRESS-VULNERABILITY MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/stress-vulnerability-model/ (accessed August 25, 2019).
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