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Using a biopsychosocial formulation to facilitate a person centered approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms

Katherine McKay, Abraham Rudnick

Abstract


There is sparse literature on the use of the biopsychosocial model to address medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). Using this model can assist in developing a better understanding of individuals presenting with MUS, allowing for a personalized and meaningful approach to develop person-centered solutions. We use a selective literature review and an example to illustrate this.


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Biopsychosocial model, MUS research, medically unexplained symptoms, mental health, person-centered healthcare, person-centered solutions

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v5i2.1285

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