Illustrations

Biopsychosocial Treatment of Mental Illness

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This is an excerpt page from a patient education booklet entitled Taking Care of My Body and Mind: a guide for women living with HIV. This chapter’s purpose is to teach women living with HIV about speaking with a doctor about mood or cognitive problems and how different mental health professional can help. These pages explain how doctors not only consider their patients physical health but also consider their psycholgical health and life and social situation when making diagnoses and treatment decisions. This is called the Bio-Psycho-Social model of care. Learn more about the booklet .

The booklet Taking Care of My Body and Mind: a guide for women living with HIV is the winner of the 2014 Association of Medical Illustrators Salon Award of Excellence in the student category: Advertising and Marketing/Promotional.