premorbid

premorbid

 [pre-mor´bid]
occurring before the development of disease.

pre·mor·bid

(prē-mōr'bid),
Preceding the occurrence of disease.
[pre- + L. morbidus, ill, fr. morbus, disease]

premorbid

/pre·mor·bid/ (-mor´bid) occurring before development of disease.

pre·mor·bid

(prē-mōr'bid)
Preceding the occurrence of disease.
[pre- + L. morbidus, ill, fr. morbus, disease]

pre·mor·bid

(prē-mōr'bid)
Preceding occurrence of disease.
[pre- + L. morbidus, ill, fr. morbus, disease]

premorbid

occurring before the development of disease.
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Our hypothesis generally aimed to compare premorbid PDs in schizophrenic patients either with or without substance use disorder (SUD) and examine the effect of premorbid personality types on clinical outcomes.
While depression and anxiety have been described as neuropsychiatric symptoms of lupus, current evidence suggests that depression and anxiety are related to ineffective coping with SLE symptoms and adjustment to disability rather than premorbid personality variables (Coin-Mejias, Peralta-Ramirez, Callejas-Rubio, & Perez-Garcia, 2007).
They may profit from the soothing, and it may be a humane thing to do, but the students who are at risk are the ones who are heavy substance abusers, who are depressed, or who have some other premorbid condition.
The premorbid lipid profile as well as levels during the illness may guide management.
The 34 participants with complete baseline and posttreatment data did not differ on age, education level, sex, race, ethnicity, premorbid intelligence quotient (IQ), length of LOC during their worst TBI, or length of total LOC summed across up to four TBIs (all p > 0.
Among the topics are understanding and using multivariate base rates, demographic adjustments to norms, predicting premorbid ability, assessing social cognition, and using the tests following moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury.
4,5) Premorbid obesity is common in individuals who develop AN (7-20%) and BN (8-40%) (6) and binge eating disorder (BED) is often comorbid with obesity (over 33%).
20] Survival only to complete ventilator dependency, to high care and to home with a poor quality of life, compared with premorbid functioning, raises many ethical questions as to whether this level of intervention was appropriate in the first instance.
The impact of premorbid conditions on temporal pattern and location of adult blunt trauma hospital deaths.
Child and adolescent (juvenile onset) schizophrenia: A case control study of premorbid development impairments.
While a biological explanation for this conundrum has remained elusive, it has been hypothesized that this clinically observed "supersensitivity" might be the result of premorbid or state genetic dopaminergic polymorphisms.