Coupled disease-behavior dynamics on complex networks: A review.

  title={Coupled disease-behavior dynamics on complex networks: A review.},
  author={Zhen Wang and Michael A. Andrews and Zhi-Xi Wu and Lin Wang and Chris T. Bauch},
  journal={Physics of life reviews},
It is increasingly recognized that a key component of successful infection control efforts is understanding the complex, two-way interaction between disease dynamics and human behavioral and social dynamics. Human behavior such as contact precautions and social distancing clearly influence disease prevalence, but disease prevalence can in turn alter human behavior, forming a coupled, nonlinear system. Moreover, in many cases, the spatial structure of the population cannot be ignored, such that… CONTINUE READING
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