The Status of the “ Biopsychosocial ” Model in Health Psychology : Towards an Integrated Approach and a Critique of Cultural Conceptions

@inproceedings{Hatala2013TheSO,
  title={The Status of the “ Biopsychosocial ” Model in Health Psychology : Towards an Integrated Approach and a Critique of Cultural Conceptions},
  author={Andrew R. Hatala},
  year={2013}
}
The current status of the “Biopsychosocial” Model in health psychology is contested and arguably exists in a stage of infancy. Despite original goals, medical researchers have developed theoretical and empirical integrations across bio-psycho-social domains only to a limited extent. This review article addresses this issue by making connections across research findings in health psychology and related medical fields in order to strengthen the associations across bio-psycho-social domains. In… CONTINUE READING