behavioral pathogen

be·hav·ior·al path·o·gen

those personal habits and lifestyle behaviors associated with an increased risk of physical illness and dysfunction.
See also: risk factor.

be·hav·ior·al path·o·gen

(bē-hāv'yŏr-ăl path'ŏ-jĕn)
The personal habits and lifestyle behaviors of a person that are associated with an increased risk of physical illness and dysfunction.
Compare: behavioral immunogen

be·hav·ior·al path·o·gen

(bē-hāv'yŏr-ăl path'ŏ-jĕn)
Personal habits and lifestyle behaviors associated with an increased risk of physical illness and dysfunction.
See also: risk factor
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