Psych 626 Week 1 Individual Assignment

Week 1

Analysis of Health Views

Write  a 1,100- to 1,500-word analysis of the changing historical views of health and illness.


Include  the following in your analysis:                               Describe the changes in the historical views of health and the events that triggered those changes. Describe the biomedical model. Explain the transition of this model from psychoanalytic theory to psychosomatic medicine. Explain the development of behavioral medicine and its relationship to health psychology. Evaluate the effects of these changes on modern physicians’ views on health. Discuss the strengths and limitations of the biomedical model.

Format  your analysis consistent with APA guidelines.


Cite  at least three peer-reviewed sources.


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