The biopsychosocial model and hypothyroidism

Benjamin T Brown, Rod Bonello, Henry Pollard

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    This paper comments on the role and emergence of the biopsychosocial model in modern medical literature and health care settings. The evolution of the biopsychosocial model and its close association with modern pain theory is also examined. This paper seeks to discuss the place of this model with respect to the management of hypothyroidism. This discussion represents a forerunner to a randomised control trial that will seek to investigate the effect of a biopsychosocial-based treatment regime on hypothyroidism.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5-13
    Number of pages9
    JournalChiropractic and Osteopathy
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Apr 2005

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