The Biopsychosocial Model (BPS)

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The biopsychosocial model, or (BPS), focuses on how biological, psychological and social/environmental factors affect an individual and also how these factors interact with each other. Many methods focus on one factor or one influence, the BPS addresses a wide array of factors and influences that impact physical and mental health. The biological component of this theory examines aspects of biology that influence health. The psychological component in this model “examines psychological components, things like thoughts, emotions, or behaviors. The social/environmental component of this model examines social factors that might influence the health of an individual, things like our interactions with others, our culture, or our economic status.
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