'Multimorbidity' as the manifestation of network disturbances.

  title={'Multimorbidity' as the manifestation of network disturbances.},
  author={Joachim P. Sturmberg and Jeanette M. Bennett and Carmel Mary Martin and Martin Picard},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  volume={23 1},
We argue that 'multimorbidity' is the manifestation of interconnected physiological network processes within an individual in his or her socio-cultural environment. Networks include genomic, metabolomic, proteomic, neuroendocrine, immune and mitochondrial bioenergetic elements, as well as social, environmental and health care networks. Stress systems and other physiological mechanisms create feedback loops that integrate and regulate internal networks within the individual. Minor (e.g. daily… CONTINUE READING
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