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Journal of Allergy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 821849, 3 pages
A Review of Psychosocial Risk Factors for Pediatric Atopy
1Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6040, USA
2Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229-7036, USA
Received 7 June 2011; Accepted 28 December 2011
Academic Editor: Jacqueline Pongracic
Copyright © 2012 Christina L. Duncan and Stacey L. Simon. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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