Outline of sociology as applied to medicine

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Butterworth-Heinemann, Dec 9, 1994 - Medical - 158 pages
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Now in its fourth edition, the 'Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicine' has established itself as a key introductory text in its field. Thoroughly updated and brought into line with current philosophies of healthcare, this new edition will help inunderstanding the origins, nature and context of illness in society. Primarily intended for medical students, this fourth edition will also be very useful for nursing and other health care students.

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Contents

Measuring health and illness
15
Social causes of illness
23
Labelling behaviour
38
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

David Armstrong is at the School of Medicine, King's College London.

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