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Of, involving, or resulting from the interrelationship between one's physical health and the state of one's mind or spirit.


taking into account the physiological, psychic, and spiritual connections between the state of the body and that of the mind: mind-body medicine.
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In recent past, the definition of disability has encompassed biopsychosocial model and have taken into account the two-way association between a health condition and contextual factors, i.
Engel introduced the biopsychosocial model as an antidote to a dominant linear biomedical, disease-focused problem-solving approach.
1/2009 (10) set forth the tools and criteria for the biopsychosocial assessment of disability to access PCB, built on the biopsychosocial model of the ICF and in line with the UN Convention.
We dedicated two half-days a week concurrently, seeing a range of inpatients and applying the biopsychosocial model to pain assessment and intervention.
In sections on understanding somatic symptoms, assessment and education, intervention, and collaboration they consider such topics as treating children with somatic symptoms, the biopsychosocial model of somatic symptoms, physical factors, cognitive strategies, parents and community, and health care communities.
It should also be noted that the presupposition that genes interact with the environment also underpins the biopsychosocial model as proposed by Engel (1977).
The biopsychosocial model is a way of understanding an individual's subjective experience as an essential contributor to accurate diagnosis, health outcomes, and clinical care.
DSM-I (APA, 1952) was based on the biopsychosocial model of mental illness.
The biopsychosocial model in medicine is often seen to correspond to a general practitioner's approach.
It's very helpful to know what they do, and for them to know what we do in terms of diagnosing and using a biopsychosocial model.
The pain management field has successfully integrated the biopsychosocial model into regular practice.
The experience of our country with the Biopsychosocial model (2) has shown that it is possible to achieve the primary prevention of preeclampsia, by reducing the incidence of the disease in western Colombia in a pilot study, and then maternal mortality in the country in a sustainable way.