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Author Weiss, Gregory L.

Title The sociology of health, healing, and illness / Gregory L. Weiss, Lynne E. Lonnquist
Edition Fifth edition
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  362.10973 Wei/Soh 2006  AVAILABLE
 MELB  362.10973 Wei/Soh 2006  AVAILABLE
Description x, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents A brief introduction to the sociology of health, healing, and illness -- The development of scientific medicine -- Social epidemiology -- Society, disease, and illness -- Social stress -- Health behavior -- Experiencing illness and disability -- 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 of the united states -- Health care delivery -- The social implications of advanced health care technology -- Comparative health care systems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Social medicine -- United States.
Medical ethics -- United States.
Medical care -- United States.
Sociology, Medical.
Ethics, Medical.
Delivery of Health Care.
United States.
Author Lonnquist, Lynne E.
LC no. 2005015563
ISBN 0131928406