Sociology as Applied to Medicine
Baillière Tindall, 1991 - Medical - 303 pages
The third edition of a work on how sociology and medicine intersect, intended for the use of medical students, nurses and allied health professionals. Each chapter provides a summary of current sociological thinking. New chapters on chronic illness, health outcomes and funding are included.
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Society and Changing Patterns of Disease
Social Causes of Disease
Health and Illness Behaviour
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