comorbid

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co- +‎ morbid

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comorbid (not comparable)

  1. (medicine, of a disease or symptom) That occurs at the same time as another
    • 2000, Healthy People 2000[1]:
      Research shows that depression is often comorbid with other psychiatric and physical illnesses
    • 2005, Mental Health Atlas 2005[2]:
      They found that PTSD (50,3% men, 36.5% women), alcohol dependence (60.5% men, 8.1% women) and comorbid alcohol dependence and PTSD (69.6% men, 11.7% women) were common.

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