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    Introduction The biopsychosocial paradigm involves several entities of individuals environmental and situational experiences specifically neuroplasticity, and psychosocial genomics. The brain is an intrinsic organ that has proven to be astonishingly scientific. Social workers have the opportunity to work within a diverse multidisciplinary team, making it that more imperative that professional preparation is garnished. This paper discusses the readings of Sands and Gellis (2012), and Garland and Howard

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    concepts coincide with the biopsychosocial model that represent the factors the impact mental health. For example in terms of the biological approach that relates to the biological factors of the biopsychosocial model where genetics plays a role in nature which then can be a reason for someone developing a mental disorder. Psychoanalysis is another concept that relates to someone’s drives but also to how they were socially brought up when they were young which in the biopsychosocial model fits into all

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    approach does not acknowledge other possible elements involved in the health of a patient, instead it focuses directly on analyzing and focusing on pure “biophysical or genetic malfunctions” (Biomedical Models and Resources, 1998). Whereas the biopsychosocial model demonstrates that “health and illness are determined by a dynamic interaction between biological, psychological, and social factors” (Brown et al., 2005). Due to the profound examination this model provides when diagnosing a patient’s health

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    developed which have been useful. The Biomedical model which evolved since the 19th century from Galen’s (Greek physician 200AD) concept of pathogen, focused on removing the disease/disability and not on prevention or general well-being [9]. The Biopsychosocial model however, doesn’t merely focus on the physical state of

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    making the normal condition “Healthy” .The model’s focus on the physical process (for example ,pathology ,biochemistry and physiology of disease) does not take into account the role of social factors or individual subjectivity . • Unlike the Biopsychosocial model , the biomedical model does not consider diagnosis, which affects treatment of the patient, to be the result of a negotiation between doctor and patient .[1] • Disease: due to biological agents (germs, biological malfunction) , treat with

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    Biopsychosocial model The biopsychosocial model (abbreviated "BPS") is a general model or approach positing that biological, psychological (which entails thoughts, emotions, and behaviors), and social (socio-economical, socio-environmental, and cultural) factors, all play a significant role in human functioning in the context of disease or illness. Indeed, health is best understood in terms of a combination of biological, psychological, and social factors rather than purely in biological terms

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    promotion programs, treatment models and initiation of health policies. (Dunn & Miley, 2014) To best understand how health psychology is of importance, models such as the biopsychosocial model has been introduced to science to bridge the mind and body. This model helps us to understand how both the body and mind have

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    Biopsychosocial factors can impact peoples lives with both positive and negative biological, psychological, and social outcomes. This analysis of a case study will focus on a first time mother and the life struggles she is currently facing. Additionally, it will explore the biopsychosocial factors that are impacting her life, and how trauma-informed care can look at improving her situation. An action plan will also be written up and reflected upon to respond to the current issues she is facing in

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    This essay will focus on a patient diagnosed with Deliruim.it will adopt the biopsychosocial model to explore how the diagnosis affects the patient’s quality of life. Confidentiality will be maintained throughout this essay to adhere to the Nursing and midwifery council (NMC,2015) code of conduct, which states in section 5 that nurses or midwives owe a duty of confidentiality for all those receiving care. Therefore, patient chosen will not be known by real name but will be given a pseudonym throughout

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    A literature review of the Biopsychosocial Model Introduction The Biopsychosocial model (BPS) was established in the early 1970s as a replacement for the biomedical approach created by George Engel (1977). He had argued against the reductionist biomedical model of disease for not considering the behavioural, psychological and social dimensions in the model (Jull, 2017). Wade and Halligan, (2016) had established that biomedical remains as the dominant healthcare approach. The aim of BPS is to integrate

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