Sociological illness

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Sociological Illness is a term from sociology that is similar to the term mental illness, but emphasizes that emotional illnesses, mental illnesses and/or behavioral illnesses can all result not only from psychiatric causes, but from sociological causes instead of or in addition to.

The term, social illness, implies that the cause of the illness is from social interaction with others and emphasizes that people don't live in isolation, but have complex social interactions with others that can cause cognitive, behavioral, or affective illness.