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Sociology of Health, Healing and Illness

Sociology of Health, Healing and Illness - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0130999283

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ISBN13: 978-0130999283
ISBN10: 0130999288
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2000
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Sociology of Health, Healing and Illness - 3RD 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130999283

Gregory J. Weiss and Lynne E. Lonnquist

ISBN13: 978-0130999283
ISBN10: 0130999288
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 00
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2000
International: No

Author Bio

Weiss, Gregory L. : Roanoke College

Lonnquist, Lynne E. : Mary Baldwin College

Table of Contents

I. PERSPECTIVES ON THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, HEALING, AND ILLNESS.

1. A Brief Introduction to the Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness.
2. The Development of Scientific Medicine.

II. THE INFLUENCE OF THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT ON HEALTH AND ILLNESS.

3. Social Epidemiology.
4. Disease and Illness in American Society.
5. Social Stress.

III. HEALTH AND ILLNESS BEHAVIOR.

6. Health Behavior.
7. Illness and Sick Role Behavior.

IV. HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH PATIENTS.

8. Physicians and the Profession of Medicine.
9. Medical Education and the Socialization of Physicians.
10. Nurses, Mid-Level Health Care Practitioners, and Allied Health Workers.
11. Alternative Healers and Alternative Healing Practices.
12. The Physician-Patient Relationship: Background and Models.
13. Professional and Ethical Obligations of Physicians in the Physician-Patient Relationship.

V. THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM.

14. The Health Care System of the United States.
15. Health Care Delivery.
16. The Social Implications of Health Care Technology.
17. Comparative Health Care Systems.


Name Index.
Subject Index.

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