The need for a trans-disciplinary, global health framework.

@article{Picard2011TheNF,
  title={The need for a trans-disciplinary, global health framework.},
  author={Martin Picard and Catherine M. Sabiston and Judyann K. McNamara},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          179-84
        }
}
BACKGROUND Health research consists of multiple disciplines that conceptualize and operationalize health in different ways, making integration of knowledge difficult. To help researchers and practitioners study and intervene on complex health processes, comprehensive integrative frameworks linking multiple disciplines and bodies of knowledge must be developed. AIM This research article presents a conceptual framework of health integrating multiple elements from biomedical, psychosocial… Expand
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