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Front. Integr. Neurosci.
Volume 18 - 2024 | doi: 10.3389/fnint.2024.1365672

A New Framework for Understanding Stress and Disease: The Developmental Model of Stress as Applied to Multiple Sclerosis Provisionally Accepted

  • 1California Institute for Human Science, United States
  • 2MIND based Healing, United States
  • 3DeltaQuest Foundation (United States), United States
  • 4School of Medicine, Tufts University, United States

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Ethics approval. The protocol was reviewed and approved by the California Institute for Human Science Institutional Review Board.Consent for publication. All participants provided full consent.Availability of data and material. The data used in the content analyses are confidential and thus not able to be shared. Data for the pilot study are available for review.Conflicts of interest/Competing interest. All authors declare that they have no potential conflicts of interest and report no disclosures.

Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis, stress, Stress measurement, developmental psychology, Core beliefs, Cognitive schema, diathesis-stress model, Pilot Study

Received: 04 Jan 2024; Accepted: 17 May 2024.

Copyright: © 2024 Fauver, Clark and Schwartz. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) or licensor are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

* Correspondence: Dr. Carolyn E. Schwartz, DeltaQuest Foundation (United States), Concord, United States