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Biopsychology Model, Stress History

by: Cassie Ng

Biopsychology Model, Stress History PSY3206

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Cassie Ng
U of M
Health Psychology

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Date Created: 10/09/15
Biopsychosocial Model September 14 2015 Biomedical Model All illness has a biological cause Illness I 5 based on an organ not functioning right or biochemicals in the body being out of balance All illness can be cured with drugs if we just nd the right drugs They believe drugs can cue all the disease Body is separate from mind Never have successful treatment they are only able to prevent disease at that moment Medicines prevent from getting disease Evaluation of the Biomedical Model Success Acute Illnesses Completely wrap out Doctors will give you some chemical that will kill the disease Infectious disease Tuberculosis Pneumonia Tetanus Typhus Smallpox Malaria Polio Vaccines DO NOT Cause Autism Evaluation of the Biomedical Model Success Acute Illnesses Infectious disease Tuberculosis Pneumonia Tetanus Typhus Smallpox Malaria Polio Failures Chronic illnesses long term illness They won t kill you certainly not immediately Those that involves a slow accumulation of damage Illness that you live with for a long periods of time Most Common Causes of death USA Cardiovascular disease Cancers Strokes Chronic lung diseases emphysema Unintentional injuries Alzheimer39s Disease Diabetes Pneumonia amp In uenza Kidney disease Septicemia blood poisoning Suicide Chronic liver disease Behaviors associated with the most common causes of death Cardiovascular disease Cancers Strokes Chronic lung disease Unintentional injuries Diabetes not exercising Alzheimer39s Disease Pneumonia and in uenza Kidney disease Septicemia Suicide Chronic liver disease cirrhosis Heart Disease Biggest problem Smoking Cancers Causes of unintentional injury USA 2007 Motor vehicle accidents 3 biggest cause Accidental poisoning 3 biggest cause Falls 3 biggest cause Suicide gun Suicide not gun Homicide gun Suffocation Causes of Unintentional Injuries Nonfatal stairs basketball bikes beds football basebaH bathtubs soccer carpets drinking glasses power saws fences inline skates footware trampolines swings shing lawnmowers jewelry ovensgoW toilets tvs skateboards shopping carts refrigerators scissors Biopsychosocial Model It s not just biological factors that affect health Biological Factors Organs cells tissues biochemical Psychological Factors lndividuals motivations beliefs attitudes behaviors Social Factors Society culture community family social class For example Relationships Biopsychosocial Perspective Society Policies for affordable fresh produce Funding for public recreation centers and programs Community Policies for affordable fresh produce Workplace showers encourage active commuting Family Social support for lifestyle changes Shopping and cooking for good nutrition Life Build good habits for exercise Auto reminders to meditate Heart Educate about health risks Teach stress reduction meditation Heart Medication Why Do We Need a Biopsychosocial Model Having a biomedical defect indicates disease potential not disease existence Beliefs about illness matter Two people with same biomedical problem may have different disease outcomes Successfully treating the biomedical problem doesn39t necessarily make patient healthy Behaviors matter


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