Pathways to well-being: Untangling the causal relationships among biopsychosocial variables.

@article{Karunamuni2020PathwaysTW,
  title={Pathways to well-being: Untangling the causal relationships among biopsychosocial variables.},
  author={Nandini D. Karunamuni and Ikuyo Imayama and Dharshini Goonetilleke},
  journal={Social science \& medicine},
  year={2020},
  pages={
          112846
        }
}
RATIONALE The biopsychosocial (BPS) model that challenged the historically dominant biomedical model remains influential today. This model considers biological, psychological, and social factors that can contribute to health and illness. Yet, a growing body of literature has been highly critical of the model for being too vague and for not providing details as to how the three factors of the model interact and contribute to health and illness. OBJECTIVE Because biological, psychological, and… Expand
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