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

  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},

Mapping future directions to test biopsychosocial pathways to health and well-being.

Biopsychosocial processes of health and disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • W. Kop
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Psychosomatic medicine
  • 2021
An editorial comment on the articles presented in this Special Issue of Psychosomatic Medicine and suggestions for biopsychosocial models in research on COVID-19 and other large-scale health threats are concluded.

Thriving during COVID-19: Predictors of psychological well-being and ways of coping

The findings highlight that ability to sustainably cope with the global shifts in daily life depends on actively and intentionally attending to PWB by being one’s own agent for physical health, spiritual health, and social connection.

Rituals of Elders of the Osing Tribe on Holistic Health (Biopsychosocial-spiritual): A Narrative Review

It is hoped that the elderly in the SDGs program are productive and in good health. A healthy condition based on good health and well-being is health as a whole (holistic), which is viewed from the

Well-Being in Highly Hypnotizable Persons

ABSTRACT Both hypnotizability and well-being are relevant to health. This study aimed to investigate whether high hypnotizability was positively associated with well-being and whether the latter was

Exploring the Biopsychosocial Pathways Shared by Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSC): A Literature Overview

There is a cross-link between OSA and CSC that can be classified among biopsychological disorders in which various major biological variables integrate with psychological-functional and sociological variables; many of these variables appear in both diseases.

Associations of Circulating Insulin-Growth Factor-1 With Cognitive Functions and Quality of Life Domains in Ambulatory Young Adults With Cerebral Palsy: A Pilot Study

In CP, circulating IGF-1 might be a useful biological determinant of objective cognitive functions and several quality-of-life domains commonly impaired in CP.



The biopsychosocial model of illness: a model whose time has come

There is now a greater need to apply the biopsychological model to healthcare management because of the increasing proportion of healthcare resource devoted to chronic disorders and the accompanying need to improve patient outcomes requires action.

Group life shapes the psychology and biology of health: The case for a sociopsychobio model

Engel presented a compelling case for a biopsychosocial model of health. This challenged a biomedical model that he saw as reductionistic, physicalistic, and exclusionist. Yet despite its laudable

Rethinking the biopsychosocial model of health: Understanding health as a dynamic system

The biopsychosocial model has dominated research and theory in health psychology. This article expands the biopsychosocial model by applying systems theories proposed by developmental scholars,

Review of family relational stress and pediatric asthma: the value of biopsychosocial systemic models.

This paper uses electronic database searches and conducted an integrated analysis of selected epidemiological, longitudinal, and empirical studies to integrate social, psychological, and biological literatures on relations between family/parental stress and pediatric asthma, and presents two multilevel systems models as potential prototypes for other such models.

Advancing our understanding of religion and spirituality in the context of behavioral medicine

The knowledge established to date on religiousness and spirituality as related to three exemplary health conditions is examined and advances that remain to be made are suggested.

Subjective Well-Being and Physical Health

In this chapter, we review the literature on the connections between various facets of the broad construct of subjective well-being (SWB) and physical health. We aim to highlight which variables have

The New Old (and Old New) Medical Model: Four Decades Navigating the Biomedical and Psychosocial Understandings of Health and Illness

It is concluded that a more optimal use of existing bodies of evidence, bringing together evidence-based methodological advances of the biopsychosocial model and existing evidence on the psychosocial needs associated with specific conditions/populations, can help to bridge the gap between philosophy and practice.

Health perceptions and survival: do global evaluations of health status really predict mortality?

Self-evaluations of health status have been shown to predict mortality, above and beyond the contribution to prediction made by indices based on the presence of health problems, physical disability,

Interpersonal Mechanisms Linking Close Relationships to Health

An evaluation of research on close relationships processes relevant to health draws on themes from major relationship science theories to present a broad conceptual framework for understanding the interpersonal processes and intrapersonal pathways linking relationships to health and disease outcomes.