Psychological factors affecting pulmonary and rheumatologic diseases. A review

Psychosomatics. Winter 1991;32(1):14-23. doi: 10.1016/S0033-3182(91)72107-5.

Abstract

This review examines some of the questions and current literature regarding psychological factors as they affect pulmonary and rheumatologic diseases. Recommendations are made concerning directions for future research in these areas.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Depression / complications
  • Depression / psychology
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases / psychology*
  • Psychophysiologic Disorders / psychology*
  • Rheumatic Diseases / psychology*
  • Sick Role*
  • Social Environment*
  • Somatoform Disorders / psychology*
  • Stress, Psychological / complications*