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Professor Edzard Ernst discovers the biopsychosocial model of health care 40 years after George Engle.

January 26, 2011
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Professor Edzard Ernst discovers the biopsychosocial model of health care 40 years after George Engle.

The latest news from Professor Ernst in his Pulse column is hardly new, just more anecdotes being regurgitated for his ill-informed disciples as new.  The “political correctness” Ernst is referring to came out of the recommendations of the Bristol Inquiry  in 2001 where a lance was put through the paternalist “doctor knows best approach...

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Wellness and the Biopsychosocial Model of health care.

April 27, 2010
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The fact that words like “wellness” and “philosophy” can be viewed as pejorative in the chiropractic profession merely shows how insular the chiropractic profession is. The omission of philosophical teaching from chiropractic education may explain why the extreme wings of the profession are guided by dogma and the evangelical teachings of their leaders. Another...

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