From the Health Library of "What are psychosocial disorders?"


Our latest reader submission strikes at the heart of the age-old concern about the relationship between our environment and our mind. It is important to appreciate that mental illness is often influenced by external factors, such as environmental stimulants. When we describe psychosocial disorders, we’re talking about mental illness precipitated by these factors. These factors include everything from family, religion, friends and cultural considerations. Yes, the situations you place yourself in can be hazardous to your health!
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