January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1809
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A definition of the term "psychoneuroimmunology" is presented. It refers to the study of the relationships among the central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, endocrine system and immune system. The data are gathered from studies to examine the impact of psychosocial stressors and the psychophysiological stress response on the development of disease.


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