Integrating Psychological and Immunological Variables

  • Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Abstract

Many behavioral scientists planning to conduct research on HIV infection and AIDS may be wondering whether to include immunological measurement in your project. Generally, I recommend that you do not.

Keywords

Immune Function Psychosomatic Medicine Killer Cell Activity Immunological Assay Basic Immunology 
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