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Biopsychosocial model over the biomedical model and studies

1. Discuss the implications of the acceptance of the biopsychosocial model over the biomedical model. What is the role played by age, ethnicity, and SES?

2. Discuss the advantages of experimental and correlation studies. Why might a researcher choose one over the other?

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1. Discuss the implications of the acceptance of the biopsychosocial model over the biomedical model. What is the role played by age, ethnicity, and SES?

The biopsychosocial model is the biological (how a person was born), psychological (how a person thinks), social (how a person lives) impacts on the human being. It looks at all influences on a person's psyche. The biomedical model looks strictly at the biological (DNA) make-up of a person to explain who and how they are. These two models are the basis for the Nature versus Nurture argument.

In the biopsychosocial model age, ethnicity, and SES (as well as gender, culture, religion, and others) plays a ...

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Solution is brief explanation of when to use biospsychosocial model and implications of age, gender, and race.

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