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Psychological and Behavioral Predictors of Vaccine Efficacy: Considerations for COVID-19

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posted on 12.01.2021, 19:59 by Annelise Madison, M. Rosie Shrout, Megan E. Renna, Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser
This review highlights key psychological and behavioral factors that can influence the immune system's response to a vaccine. The results generalize across a wide variety of vaccines, and therefore will likely be relevant to the SARS-COV-2 vaccine. Although the SARS-COV-2 vaccine candidates are highly efficacious, these psychological and behavioral factors can impact how long it takes to develop protective immunity as well as how long the protective immunity lasts. Importantly, even short-term psychological and behavioral interventions can boost the immune system's response to vaccination.

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NRSA Training Core

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

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Declaration of conflicts of interest

none

Corresponding author email

janice.kiecolt-glaser@osumc.edu

Lead author country

United States

Lead author job role

PhD Student

Lead author institution

The Ohio State University

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No

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