PSY 352 Week 2 Biopsychosocial vs. Biomedical Model Essay
In a 500-750-word essay, compare and contrast the biopsychosocial model of health and the biomedical model of health. Consider the following in your essay:
- What assumptions do the models hold?
- How do the leading causes of death affect which model is used?
- Which model lends itself more readily to research and why?
- What aspects would a physician/psychologist focus on during diagnosis and treatment?
- What are the strengths/drawbacks of each model?
Use two to three scholarly resources to support your claims.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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