Conceptual and Methodological Considerations in Comorbidity

Ihsan M. Salloum, Juan E. Mezzich, Sandra E. Cordoba

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2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPsychiatric Diagnosis
Subtitle of host publicationChallenges and Prospects
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780470725696
StatePublished - May 11 2009


  • Clinical comorbidities, defining realities of clinical care
  • Community-oriented and comprehensive approach, key to addressing complexities of clinical comorbidities
  • Comorbidity - 'any distinct additional clinical entity'
  • Comorbidity of mental illness, including any combination of different health-related problems
  • Conceptual and methodological considerations in comorbidity
  • Latency model, emphasizing independent effects of discrete events
  • Person-centred integrative diagnosis and care
  • Polygenic disorders, resulting from interaction of multiple common responsible genes
  • Vulnerability factors, involving constellation of genetic susceptibility

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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