The Biopsychosocial Model 25 Years Later: Principles, Practice, and Scientific Inquiry

Please read the article which not only gives a good account of George Engel's original specification of the biopsychosocial but also updates to those ideas. As you read it, think about how the psychological and social aspects of health and illness intersect with its biomedical features, as well as what other sorts of things might still be missing from this 3-part formulation (e.g. in hospice/palliative care, practitioners often think in terms of a four-part, bio-psycho-social-existential model).