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From a biopsychosocial model to a global health approach
Author/s: Fabio Lucidi 
Year:  2021 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  6 Pg. 7-12 FullText PDF:  163 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PDS2021-003002
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Many years after the proposal of a biopsychosocial model, today we speak of Global Health as a fundamental human right, in which health and disease are considered results of processes that are not only biological but also economic, social, political, cultural and environmental, transcending and going beyond national perspectives, as well as the interests and possibilities of individual disciplines. Adopting a transdisciplinary perspective from a transna-tional perspective, to speak of Global Health is to foreground the inequalities that are present in terms of hope and quality of life, disease and disability as well as health resources and op-portunities both within and between countries, through research, training and intervention in care, disease prevention and health promotion. Health Psychology has the opportunity to con-tribute to this process by bringing to it knowledge, skills, perspectives ready to merge in an approach that focuses on problem solving and not on the disciplines that contribute to it.
Keywords: biopsychosocial model, global health, health inequalities

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Fabio Lucidi, From a biopsychosocial model to a global health approach in "PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE" 3/2021, pp. 7-12, DOI:10.3280/PDS2021-003002


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