The associations between psychosocial stress and the frequency of illness, and innate and adaptive immune function in children

@article{Caserta2008TheAB,
  title={The associations between psychosocial stress and the frequency of illness, and innate and adaptive immune function in children},
  author={Mary T. Caserta and Thomas G. O’Connor and Peter A Wyman and Hongyue Wang and X Jin},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={2008},
  volume={22},
  pages={933-940}
}
OBJECTIVE Family processes have a substantial impact on children's social and emotional well-being, but little is known about the effects of family stress on children's physical health. To begin to identify potential links between family stress and health in children, we examined associations between specific aspects of family psychosocial stress and the frequency of illnesses in children, measures of innate and adaptive immune function, and human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) reactivation. STUDY… CONTINUE READING

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