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World J Psychiatry. Feb 19, 2024; 14(2): 215-224
Published online Feb 19, 2024. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v14.i2.215
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Figure 3 A socioecological framework of health with interlinked conceptual building blocks (see text): In relation to pandemics, the virus acts as part of the physical environment at the somatic level of the person/population (horizontal grey arrow, bottom). This process is captured by science as a subsystem of society (vertical grey arrow), and this information is communicated to the population via media (horizontal grey arrow, top), which changes the exposure behavior of the population (horizontal grey arrow).