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In [[epidemiology]] '''environmental factors''' are those determinants of [[disorders]], both [[physical disorders|physical]] and [[mental disorders]], that are not transmitted [[genetics|genetically]]. Apart from the true [[monogenic]] [[genetic disorder]]s, environmental factors may determine the development of disease in those genetically predisposed to a particular condition.
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In [[epidemiology]] '''environmental factors''' are a set if factors that may play an [[etiological]] role in psychological outcomes such as the occurrence of [[disorders]], both [[physical disorders|physical]] and [[mental disorders]], that are not transmitted [[genetics|genetically]]. Apart from the true [[monogenic]] [[genetic disorder]]s, environmental factors may determine the development of disease in those genetically predisposed to a particular condition.
   
 
These factors in the [[environment]] may include [[psychological factors]] and [[social factors]] but also a broad range of physical factors including:
 
These factors in the [[environment]] may include [[psychological factors]] and [[social factors]] but also a broad range of physical factors including:

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In epidemiology environmental factors are a set if factors that may play an etiological role in psychological outcomes such as the occurrence of disorders, both physical and mental disorders, that are not transmitted genetically. Apart from the true monogenic genetic disorders, environmental factors may determine the development of disease in those genetically predisposed to a particular condition.

These factors in the environment may include psychological factors and social factors but also a broad range of physical factors including:

and exposure to specific factors, such as

Protective environmental factorsEdit

These can include:

If a disease process is concluded to be the result of a combination of genetic and environmental factor influences, its etiological origin can be referred to as having a multifactorial pattern.


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