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Processes leading to an MPI incident

Generalized Belief

(e.g., belief in presence of a pollutant)

Precipitating Event

(e.g., perception of a malodor)


(e.g., fear of illness)

Psychological Arousal

(e.g., anxiety, hyper-ventilation)

Revised and Self-focussed Belief

(e.g., attribution of symptom to building)

Social Contagion

(e.g., rapid spread of symptom, legitimization of symptom)


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