biopsychosocial model


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bi·o·psy·cho·social mod·el

a conceptual model that assumes that psychological and social factors must also be included along with the biologic in understanding a person's medical illness or disorder.

biopsychosocial model

A theoretical framework that posits that biological, psychological and social factors all play a significant role in human disease or illness and health, rather than biology alone.

bi·o·psy·cho·so·cial mod·el

(bī'ō-sī'kō-sō'shăl mod'ĕl)
A conceptual model that assumes that psychological and social factors must also be included along with the biologic in understanding a person's medical illness or disorder.
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Moreover, future research should broaden the investigation of social functioning on pain severity within the biopsychosocial model of CLBP.
A biopsychosocial model to complement a biomedical model: patient questionnaire data and socioeconomic status usually are more significant than laboratory tests and imaging studies in prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
His proposed biopsychosocial model is an integral part of medicine today.
Only in the twentieth century occasional attempts were made to (re)introduce the 'subject' into medical theory, as by Thure von Uexkull (19082004) who elaborated the so-called biopsychosocial model of the human being, trying to understand the patient as a unit of organic, mental, and social dimensions of life.
In my opinion, the "Art" of medicine goes beyond the study of professional ethics and the biopsychosocial model of medicine which fit neatly into the context of classroom discussion.
The discipline of family medicine has evolved to fulfil a need for patient-centred care based on a more holistic biopsychosocial model rather than a disease-based biomedical model.
Naturopathic practice in treating depression and anxiety is often based on a biopsychosocial model which views the causation of depression as being multifactorial, with many interrelated influences considered to be involved in a depressive disorder (Sarris 2011).
System theory and Engel's (1977) biopsychosocial model of mental health service delivery provide a strong foundation for MFT.
A biopsychosocial model of intervention is proposed that describes stages of intervention and the treatment provider's role.
However, the biopsychosocial model does not incorporate the biological interactions occurring within the individual, which may modulate neurocognitive factors and psychological processes.
Pargament is offering a unified perspective on human behavior that moves from a biopsychosocial model to a biopsyehosociospiritual model of persons.
Therefore, an enhanced representation of impulsivity can be arrived at by incorporating measures of impulsivity within a biopsychosocial model.