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Stress and Human Psychopathology

  • George Serban

Abstract

A major contribution to modern understanding of diseases resulting from stressful interaction between the environment and the individual has been made by Selye, who introduced a new concept in medicine known as “disease of adaptation.”

Keywords

Maladaptive Behavior Life Change Chronic Schizophrenic Existent Possibility Psychosomatic Condition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • George Serban
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryNew York University Medical CenterUSA

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