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Comorbidity

Scope Note: 
The co-occurence of multiple disorders or diseases in one person with relation to how the combination of conditions may impact diagnosis, prognosis, and/or treatment. For the presence of multiple impairments, see "Multiple Disabilities." Prior to 2004, the Identifier Â?ComorbidityÂ? may have been used to index this concept.
Category: Health and Safety
Related Terms
Clinical Diagnosis
Disease Incidence
Diseases
Epidemiology
Medical Evaluation
Mental Disorders
Outcomes of Treatment
Physical Disabilities
Added to ERIC: 1/5/2012