THE RATIONALE FOR PRIMARY SPINE CARE EMPLOYING BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL, STRATIFIED AND DIAGNOSIS-BASED CARE-PATHWAYS AT A CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE PUBLIC CLINIC: A LITERATURE REVIEW
 
   

The Need For A New Medical Model:
A Challenge For Biomedicine

This section is compiled by Frank M. Painter, D.C.
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FROM:   Science. 1977 (Apr 8);   196 (4286):   129-36

Engel GL.


The dominant model of disease today is biomedical, and it leaves no room within its framework for the social, psychological, and behavioral dimensions of illness. A biopsychosocial model is proposed that provides a blueprint for research, a framework for teaching, and a design for action in the real world of health care.


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