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Perspectives of public health in Bio-Psycho-Social medicine

Psychosomatic medicine, or bio-psycho-social medicine, encompasses all aspects of the interrelationships between the biological, psychological, social, and behavioral factors of health and illness, and is not limited to mind and body connections in humans. Thus, it is meaningful that social aspects of health and illness are discussed in the current issue of this journal. The purpose of this special series in BioPsychoSocial Medicine is to introduce important concepts of social medicine relevant to the research fields of psychosomatic medicine.

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  1. Review

    Health literacy and health communication

    Health communication consists of interpersonal or mass communication activities focused on improving the health of individuals and populations. Skills in understanding and applying information about health iss...

    Hirono Ishikawa and Takahiro Kiuchi

    BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2010 4:18

    Published on: 5 November 2010