sociology of the patient.

by Koos, Earl Lomon

Publisher: McGraw-Hill in New York

Written in English
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SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in nursing
LC ClassificationsRT87 .K6 1954
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p.
Number of Pages269
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Open LibraryOL6153635M
LC Control Number54006723

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International Journal of Nursing Studies 38 () Book review Sociology and nursing Peter Morrall, Routledge, ISBNP/B, price £ This book was a puzzle to me in a number of ways. Sociology, nursing and patient care.

Sociology in Hospital Care is a relatively simple, easy reading text that has as its theme all people who practice the healing arts in this country are influenced by what is happening in hospitals. A Sociological Framework for Patient Care * is a book of readings tied together by a prologue and an.

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The sociology of medicine limits its concern to the patient-practitioner relationship and the role of health professionals in society.

The sociology of health and illness covers sociological pathology (causes of disease and illness), reasons for seeking particular types of medical aid, and patient compliance or noncompliance with medical regimes.

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1 Medical Sociology. 2 Epidemiology. 3 The Social Demography of Health: Social Class. 4 The Social Demography of Health: Gender, Age, and Race. PART II HEALTH AND ILLNESS. 5 Social Stress and Health. 6 Health Behavior and Lifestyles. 7 Illness Behavior PART III SEEKING HEALTH CARE.

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Chapter 1 provides a brief introduction to some of the key themes and contradictions that characterise the new discourse of health, before describing three social models of health and illness that have emerged from medical sociology and related disciplines such as epidemiology and social medicine.

The three approaches are appraised in terms of their influence on the new discourse of health and. Although sociology emerged from Comte’s vision of a discipline that would subsume all other areas of scientific inquiry, that was the future of sociology.

Far from replacing the other sciences, contemporary sociology has taken its place as a particular perspective for investigating human social life.

A chronology places the cultural sociology of mental illness in historical context. photos bring concepts to life. The range and scope of this Encyclopedia is vivid testimony to the intellectual vitality of the field and will make a useful contribution to the next generation of sociological research on the cultural sociology of mental illness.

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Introduction The word sociology was coined by Auguste Comte – French Philosopher in Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World makes sociology relevant for today's students by balancing traditional coverage with a fresh approach that ironically takes them back to sociology's American roots in the use of sociological knowledge for social reform.4/4(19).

Sociology, the study of human social behavior and interaction, has become a component of many nursing education programs because it is believed that undertaking formal study of human behavior can assist nurses in providing care and performing thorough diagnosis.

Oct 13,  · The study of sociology is so loaded with research, particularly on topics such as social processes or social change. In fact, many of those who are into sociology are into social policies as well.

If a nurse has at least an understanding of these social processes, that nurse might be able to conduct a patient assessment in a more circumspect way. "Tim Bartley writes with the authority that comes from being a patient researcher of the 'concrete implications' of the private transnational rules that have come to characterize the current international business environment.Sociology of Health & Illness is an international journal which publishes sociological articles on all aspects of health, illness and medicine.

The journal invites original contributions which address any of these aspects. Submissions without clear empirical or theoretical relevance to the field of sociology cannot be considered.

Article Types.- developed concept of the "sick role" - first major theory in medical sociology - wrote book titled "The Social System" in to explain a relatively complex structural-functionalist model of society where social systems are linked to corresponding systems of personality and culture.