Biopsychosocial Framework

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When anyone asks me about childhood memories or stories that I recall there is one that I can’t seem to forget and the first one to pop into my mind. This story takes place on the family farm where it’s me versus the chicken. When I was a child of six years old my family and I lived on a big farm where we grew our own fruits and vegetables, took care of different livestock, and raised and bred Pomeranian dogs as well as homing many stray dogs. Everyone in the family had certain chores to do throughout the day, which my chores consisted of making the beds, skimming the cream off the milk, and helping my mother in the kitchen. Consequently, I had a very naïve way of thinking considering I lived on a farm however, that was about to change.…show more content…
The biopsychosocial framework is used to examine human development by systematically considering the four complex interactions of an individual. The four interactions are the biological forces, psychological forces, social forces, and the life-cycle forces. There are unique combinations of forces among every individual that are necessary for their development. Each phase of a person’s life can be appreciated thoroughly by encompassing the four developmental forces while contemplating the distinctive characteristics of each phase of life (Kail & Cavanaugh, 2016). To analyze this personal story, this biopsychosocial framework will be used as well as the life-span…show more content…
Multidimensional means development affects every part of an individual also by affecting each other. Multidirectional means development affects the growth and decline of the different stages one goes through. Development is also characterized by lifelong plasticity which is the individual’s capacity to change considering the positive and negative influences of the environment surrounding them. Considering this theory, as I went through the different life stages the traumatic event I went through at six years of age has been diminished as I physically and mentally grew older. Also, I was able to adapt to the physical and social changes in a positive manner as I grew older (Kail & Cavanaugh,
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