The biopsychosocial model 25 years later: principles, practice, and scientific inquiry.

@article{BorrellCarri2004TheBM,
  title={The biopsychosocial model 25 years later: principles, practice, and scientific inquiry.},
  author={Francisco Borrell-Carri{\'o} and Anthony L. Suchman and Ronald Epstein},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={2 6},
  pages={576-82}
}
The biopsychosocial model is both a philosophy of clinical care and a practical clinical guide. Philosophically, it is a way of understanding how suffering, disease, and illness are affected by multiple levels of organization, from the societal to the molecular. At the practical level, it is a way of understanding the patient's subjective experience as an essential contributor to accurate diagnosis, health outcomes, and humane care. In this article, we defend the biopsychosocial model as a… CONTINUE READING
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