What is the Biopsychosocial Model? - Definition & Example

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To examine the biological aspects of a patient, a psychologists might:

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1. In the BPS model, emotional behavior fits into the:

2. The BPS model is powerful in looking at how disease and illness occur because it:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly measure your understanding of the biopsychosocial (BPS) model with this short quiz and corresponding worksheet. Success on this assessment will depend on your familiarity with how this model is used and examples of the aspects of this model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you will need to do the following:

  • Note what a psychologist might do to examine the biological aspects of a patient
  • Identify the component of the BPS model into which emotional behavior fits
  • Explain the reason that the BPS model is powerful in looking at the occurrence of disease and illness
  • Recognize an example of the social aspect of the BPS model
  • Understand the connection between the fields of medicine, nursing and occupational therapy and a given statement

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - display understanding of the connection between medicine, nursing, occupational therapy and a given statement
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information regarding the reason that the BPS model is powerful in looking at the occurrence of illness and disease
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the biological and social aspects of the BPS model

Additional Learning

The lesson titled What is the Biopsychosocial Model? - Definition & Example gives you the opportunity to gain a deeper insight into this topic. You will learn:

  • Which things reflect the biological aspects that influence health
  • What is true about the elements of the BPS model
  • How the BPS model would be applied by a psychologist
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