Table of contents for Biopsychosocial medicine : an integrated approach to understanding illness / edited by Peter White.

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	List of contributors xiii
1	The history of the biopsychosocial approach in medicine: before and after Engel 1
Edward Shorter 
2	The theoretical basis of the biopsychosocial model 21
Helge Malmgren
3	Remediable or preventable social factors in the aetiology and prognosis of medical disorders 39
Michael Marmot
4	Remediable or preventable psychological factors in the aetiology and prognosis of medical disorders 59
Andrew Steptoe
5	The biopsychosocial approach: a note of caution 77
George Davey Smith
6	Can neurobiology explain the relationship between stress and disease? 103
Stafford Lightman
7	Fear and depression as remediable causes of disability in common medical conditions in primary care 117
Michael Von Korff
8	How important is the biopsychosocial approach? Some examples from research 133
Jos Kleijnen
9	Complementary and alternative medicine: shopping for health in post-modern times 151
Adrian Furnham
10	A case of irritable bowel syndrome that illustrates the biopsychosocial model of illness 173
Doug Drossman
11	Are the patient-centred and biopsychosocial approaches compatible? 187
Francis Creed
12	What are the barriers to healthcare systems using a biopsychosocial approach,and how might they be overcome? 201
Kate Lorig
13	Final discussion: how to overcome the barriers 217
14	Beyond the biomedical to the biopsychosocial: integrated medicine 225
Peter White
	Index 235

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Holistic medicine.
Medicine and psychology.
Social medicine.
Psychophysiologic Disorders -- etiology.
Holistic Health.
Psychophysiologic Disorders -- therapy.
Social Medicine.
Stress, Psychological -- complications.