Diathesisā€“stress model - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Diathesisā€“stress model - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The diathesisā€“stress model is a psychological theory that attempts to explain behavior as a predispositional vulnerability together with stress from life experiences. The term diathesis derives from the Greek term (Ī“Ī¹Ī¬ĪøĪµĻƒĪ¹Ļ‚) for disposition, or vulnerability, and it can take the form of genetic, psychological, biological, or situational factors.[1] A large range of individual differences exist between persons in their vulnerability to the development of disorder.[1][2]

The diathesis, or predisposition, interacts with the subsequent stress response of an individual. Stress re

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