Models of Illness and how they help in Holistic Diagnosis for all Doctors -A Brief Review and New Concepts

Durgesh Bailoor
2017 Journal of Complementary Medicine & Alternative Healthcare  
The area of spirituality and faith in doctors is a highly debated domain. We have two extreme schools one in which doctors believe that all faith is mumbo jumbo and only science can heal. Another school takes a more humane view of patients being a bundle of rationality and beliefs and feel that combination of both spirituality and science can afford a more complete healing. Many of the healers today keep an open mind and take a moderate view of utilizing spirituality in specific perplexing
more » ... fic perplexing chronic diseases. In this introductory paper a case is made for bio-psychosocio-spiritual model of illness for doctors to weigh and consider.
doi:10.19080/jcmah.2017.04.555645 fatcat:bwsw3gpxojfrthr7nv5b6xbiba