Latest Biopsychosocial model Stories

2014-03-04 23:31:20

HealthForumOnline’s (HFO) new online continuing education (CE) course, Substance Abuse Across the Lifespan: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, is anchored in the biopsychosocial approach, but this Ebook for mental health professionals extends beyond this model to present a lifespan approach to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. HFO offers over 90 online CE courses for mental health professionals that are fast, convenient and especially cost-effective - with free ongoing access...

2014-02-04 23:26:52

HealthForumOnline (HFO), a nationally-approved provider of online continuing education (CE) announces updates to the online CE course, “Fundamentals of Healthy Aging: A Biopsychosocial Perspective.” These online CE course updates underscore HFO’s commitment to offering state-of-the-science theory- and evidence-based continuing education to psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other allied health professionals, with over 90 online CE courses that are fast, convenient and...

2013-08-13 23:23:25

HealthForumOnline (HFO) has recently updated Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI): Implications for Behavioral Health, one of over 80 online CE courses available in HFO’s library of nationally-approved online CE courses for mental health professionals. Described as “mind-body medicine”, this online CE course explores the science of PNI, focusing on the bidirectional relationship with the nervous system, endocrine system, and immune system; clinical applications for PNI; and the implications...

2009-09-25 08:45:00

Being too optimistic could harm weight loss efforts. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, BioPsychoSocial Medicine, reveals the psychological characteristics that may contribute to weight loss. Hitomi Saito from Doshisha University, Japan, worked with a team of researchers to psychologically profile 101 obese patients undergoing combined counseling, nutrition and exercise therapy at the Kansai Medical University Hospital Obesity Clinic over a period of 6 months....

2007-06-08 06:00:14

By Sluzki, Carlos E After reviewing Engel's bio-psycho-social proposal and Kandel's "principles for an integration between mind and brain," the author introduces a set of akin propositions that aim at integrating neurosciences, genetics, the mind, and the social world into a succinct set of systemic formulations focusing on interlevel interfaces, with profound implications for the training, practice, and research in the field of family processes and therapy. Keywords: Systemic Models;...

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