Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness
Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)
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Description: This reader-friendly book reflects important changes in health care and significant advancements in medical sociology - providing an in-depth overview of the field. It offers solid coverage of traditional topics with a keen focus on the current issues and public policy debates affecting this dynamic area of study. Analysis of a wide range of current issues includes the SARS epidemic, the sociology of mental health, the multidimensional consideration of stressors, the increasing problem of obesity, and contributions of animals to human health. For individuals interested in an overview of the health care system in the United States.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $84.80
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pearson Education
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Perspectives on the Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness|
|A Brief Introduction to the Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness|
|The Development of Scientific Medicine|
|The Influence of the Social Environment on Health and Illness|
|Society, Disease, and Illness|
|Health and Illness Behavior|
|Experiencing Illness and Disability|
|Health Care Practitioners and Their Relationships with Patients|
|Physicians and the Profession of Medicine|
|Medical Education and the Socialization of Physicians|
|Nurses, Mid-Level Health Care Practitioners, and Allied Health Workers|
|Complementary and Alternative Medicine|
|The Physician-Patient Relationship: Background and Models|
|Professional and Ethical Obligations of Physicians in the Physician-Patient Relationship|
|The Health Care System|
|The Health Care System of the United States|
|Health Care Delivery|
|The Social Implications of Health Care Technology|
|Comparative Health Care Systems|