biopsychosocial


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bi·o·psy·cho·so·cial

(bī'ō-sī'kō-sō'shăl),
Involving interplay of biologic, psychological, and social influences.

biopsychosocial

[bī′ōsī′kōsō′shəl]
Etymology: Gk, bios + psyche, mind; L, socius, companion
pertaining to the complex of biological, psychological, and social aspects of life.

biopsychosocial

(bī″ō-sī″kō-sō′shăl)
Biological, psychological, and social; pert. to the application of knowledge from the biological and behavioral sciences to study or solve human problems.
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There has to be a real effort to train residents to deal with patients in a biopsychosocial way--every case, every supervisor.
School of Medicine), argues that the biopsychosocial model developed by George Engels and Roy Grinker has outrun its original purpose of calling a truce between psychoanalysis and psychopharmacology.
van Pelt metaphorically speaks so beautifully about adding the spiritual to our biopsychosocial model in medicine: "The patients' insightful and positive spirit is hidden at the moment of illness and pain, in the same way the sun is always present even when overshadowed by clouds.
6 A Biopsychosocial Approach to Psychiatric Consultation in Persons with HIV and AIDS
DeLollis' letter and especially appreciate his reference to the "bio" part of biopsychosocial.
com/reports/c79767) has announced the addition of "Adult Development and Aging: Biopsychosocial Perspectives, 3rd Edition" to their offering.
It contains 86 chapters that use a disease state management approach and incorporates biopsychosocial issues in assessment and management.
Major changes to the seventh edition include expanded discussion of biopsychosocial interactions, incorporation of the latest findings in biology, new material on emotional development and brain development.
In a biopsychosocial model, the doctor should inquire not only about the immediate cause of the visit and the patient's pain or distress.
Based on recent advances in brain science that prove addiction is a disease involving changes in the brain similar to those that occur in learning, Healing Addiction: An Integrated Biopsychosocial Approach to Treatment presents a straightforward, practical program for diagnosing addiction, choosing the best treatment, and implementing strategies for successful recovery.
This book presents an extension of the biopsychosocial model, which the editors call the 'integrated sciences model.
5"), tabbed reference for nurses and students covers physical, biopsychosocial, spiritual, and cultural assessment, describes physiological and psychological disorders and their presentation and treatment, and delineates variations in lab values.