The Biopsychosocial Framework
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How can we begin to understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health concerns? 

In this episode, you will learn about the biopsychosocial framework for the study and care of patients and their mental health and apply this framework to an example case. The goal of this episode is to demonstrate some of the prevalent stressors that we are seeing in our patients right now and provide examples of how to pull together the many interwoven life events that contribute to our patients' mental health.

Episode credits:

Content Development: Harvard Medical Student COVID-19 Curriculum

Narration: Nancy Cai

Script Preparation: Olivia Best

Editing: Nancy Cai

Modified with Permission from the Harvard Medical Student COVID-19 Curriculum

Original Content Authors: Okechi Boms; Taylor Brown; Sun Fletcher; Colby Hyland; Katie Kester; Danny Linggonegoro; Catherine Mankiw; Katherine McDaniel, MSc; Larisa Shagababayeva

Original Content Editor: Catherine Mankiw

Original Content Reviewers: Jennifer Potter, MD; Fernando Rodriguez-Villa, MD; Nhi-Ha Trinh, MD, MPH; Aliya Feroe; King Fok, MSc; Sabra Katz-Wise, PhD

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