By treating pain from a biopsychosocial model you will maximize not only your pain relief, but your ability to engage in life to your fullest potential. But how can you treat pain from a biopsychosocial model? How do I target the psychosocial aspects and incorporate that into my overall pain management treatment plan? Enter, the psychologist.
This article discusses potential pre- and postnatal complications that some women and couples face during their journey of building a family, including infertility, baby blues and postpartum depression, and loss. Working with a psychologist can help individuals cope with and preserver through these unique and complex emotional experiences.
Through years of research, the biopsychosocial model has come to stand out as the most widely accepted model for conceptualizing and treating chronic pain1. So what is this model? The biopsychosocial model highlights something that many people intuitively understand, that the mind and body are inextricably connected. From a biopsychosocial perspective, there are 3 components that impact not only the experience of pain, but also the ability to manage and successfully treat pain while living a full life.