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Bacterial disorders are illnesses caused by bacteria. These can have a number of neurological and behavioral effects.

Psychologists are interested in this group of diseases for several reasons:


The disorders include:

Stress and the immune system[edit | edit source]

The bodies response to bacterial infections is mediated by the immune system whose effectiveness may be be affected by various stress factors


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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Marzillier, S.l (2009). Why psychologists need to know about Lyme disease, Clinical Psychology Forum, 194, 37-40


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