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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This thorough revision of the best-selling medical sociology text provides a contemporary account of medical sociology, grounded in current research and sociological theory.From the Back Cover:
The standard volume in the field--around the world--this best-selling introduction to medical sociology presents the most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, issues, debates, and research findings at the cutting-edge of the field. It contains first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers; is based on a worldwide review of the literature; provides the most recent health statistics, data, and studies available; and identifies the most important trends and issues. Features lists of relevant Internet sites for further exploration of key issues. Covers topics such as Epidemiology; The Social Demography of Health; Social Stress; Health Behavior; Illness Behavior; Healing Options; The Sick Role; Doctor-Patient Interaction; Physicians; The Physician in a Changing Society; Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Midwives; Hospitals; Health Care Delivery and Social Policy in the United States; Health Care in Developed Countries; Health Care in Developing Former Socialist, Socialist, and Developing Countries; For anyone involved in Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing.
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