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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In the penultimate chapter of the book, Peter Henningsen and Heribert Sattel consider research on painful psychosocial workplace conditions and contest the biopsychosocial approach to risk factors with an embodied approach that better accounts for the cultural factors that contribute to pain in the workplace.
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The article provides a convincing argument for a biopsychosocial approach to rehabilitation, where the clinician and the dancer work together to eliminate harmful cues from every modality of input.
The student's doctor used the biopsychosocial approach, and discovered that the student had some social problems, including a fear of presenting in front of people and relationship difficulties.
A pain management doctor, Abaci takes a biopsychosocial approach to pain -- mixing the body's biological, mental, and interactive responses.
The medical expert said that, in the family medicine, physicians go beyond only the biological factors of an ailment and consider psychological and physical factors - biopsychosocial approach when treating patients.
It is written in an informative yet easy to read style that would seemingly allow seasoned clinicians to appreciate the review and introduce to novices classic concepts, such as George Engel's biopsychosocial approach and Doherty and Baird's five levels of family involvement for primary care.
The psychodynamic formulation is a cohesive portrait of an individual's inner world based on the biopsychosocial approach.
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