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A mental immune system

The mental immune system is believed to function in a similar way to the body’s physical immune system.

  • The purpose of the physical system of immune cells is to detect pathogens including bacteria and viruses, so that they can be eradicated from our bloodstream and organ systems before they have a chance to cause damage.
  • Similarly, a healthy mental immune system will detect harmful or incorrect information that enters our mind, so that it can be recognised as such and then promptly rejected.
  • Mental immunity research has deep roots dating back to the 1950s. 


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