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BTEC Unit 3 Health Psychology (A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3) > A1 - Biomedical & Biopsychosocial > Flashcards

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What is the definition of health?

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A state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing.

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How does the biomedical model define health?

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As the absence of disease.

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What is the aim of the biomedical model?

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To return the patient back to pre-illness conditions.

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How does the biomedical model define illness?

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A physical disease that is diagnosed by a medical professional and sorted with drugs.

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How does the biopsychosocial model define health?

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It is holistic and based on biological, and psychological characteristics and your environment.

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What is the aim of the biopsychosocial model?

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Enhance a person’s health physically and mentally whilst preventing ill health.

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How has the biopsychosocial model helped prevent ill health?

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By education programmes such as promoting health lifestyles.