Problem

Hypersensitivity

Other Names:
Hypersensitives
Nature:
Certain groups within the population become adversely affected by toxic substances or work stresses while others apparently exposed to the same substances and/or performing the same tasks remain unaffected. Hypersensitivity may stem from developmental/ageing effects; nutritional status; genetic factors; pre-existing diseases; and personal/life-style habits.
Related Problems:
Allergy
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Mental health
Date of last update
09.06.1999 – 00:00 CEST