Definition of psychoneuroimmunology in English:


Line breaks: psy¦cho|neuro|immun¦ology
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪkə(ʊ)ˌnjʊərəʊˌɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒi


[mass noun] Medicine
  • The study of the effect of the mind on health and resistance to disease.
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    • The centre offers nutritional therapy, psychoneuroimmunology (mind/body medicine), healing, massage, creative therapy, relaxation, visualisation and meditation.
    • Early activated genes are of special interest because they mediate some of relationships between mind and body in psychoneuroimmunology.
    • The fields of psycho-oncology and psychoneuroimmunology have established that cancer is a disease influenced by biological, psychological, and environmental factors.

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