criteria with an eye to identifying competencies in delivering psychosocial health care and developing them as fully as possible in accordance with a model that integrates biomedical and psychosocial care.

Finally, the committee notes that it is most common to call upon health professionals to incorporate necessary psychological and social content into their curricula, but that a similar need exists in the social service professions to incorporate content on biological stressors, including chronic illnesses, into their curricula.

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