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Do you consider disorder and disease synonymous? Or do you think there are apparent differences?


Please explain your answer and why....

 

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Nicole Grizzle says

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    kjforce (kj force) 23 months ago

    Disease is due to extrinsic factors (e.g., virus, bacteria) Disorder is due to intrinsic abnormalities (e.g., birth defects, genetic malfunction). Either can destroy and affect long term function...Do you agree?

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Judy Specht (tirelesstraveler) says

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    kjforce (kj force) 23 months ago

    Trust me I am a retired Physician...and am still doing Medical Research/writing /pub. Many in the industry that still scratch there heads on these issues

    Guess that is just one more " quirk " in LIFE.. difference between existing and living..thanx