Medical Sociology

Medical Sociology

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This thorough revision of the best-selling medical sociology text provides a contemporary account of medical sociology, grounded in current research and sociological theory. New to this edition are chapters on health care in Third World Countries, First World and formerly Socialist countries, providing extensive discussion on health reform in the US and the proposals of the Clinton administration. This work is intended for use on courses in medical sociology.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 175.26 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 816.46g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • International 2 Revised ed
  • 0130633224
  • 9780130633224

Table of contents

Medical Sociology. Epidemiology. The Social Demography of Health. Social Stress. Health Behaviour. Illness Behaviour. Healing Options in American Society. The Sick Role. Doctor-Patient Interaction. Physicians. Nurses and Physician Assistants. Hospitals. The Physician in a Changing Society. Health Care Delivery and Social Policy in the United States. Health Care in First World and Formally Socialist Countries. Health Care in other Countries.
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