The Sociology of Health and Illness Reader2176 Руб.
The Sociology of Health and Illness Reader9578 Руб.
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This book will introduce the basic concepts of sociology and its importance to health care delivery services as well as the different views of sociology and its analytical usefulness in studying human diversity along with understanding of culture, health and illness behavior. And it will introduce the ways in which health practice,the health profession and health technology are embedded in society and culture4788 Руб.
Highly Commended ??“ BMA Medical Awards 2015: Health and Social CareThe fully revised edition of this highly respected textbook addresses the most important theoretical and empirical debates in the sociology of health and medicine. Chapter by chapter the2428 Руб.
Medical Sociology is a new-established field of teaching, and research within the discipline of Sociology. The book in hand provides a broad introduction into the basic concerns of medical sociology examining thoroughly the many ways whereby one’s health becomes a socio-cultural construct. Known also as the Sociology of Health and Sickness, medical sociology investigates, in detail, the other facet of disease production, and distribution as a consequence of certain irrational cultural practices, poor working and living conditions and unhealthy environment. Besides, the author’s main intention from writing this book is to back up the theoretical point medical sociologists have agreed on, and which puts stress on the fact that illness can never be only a result of biological interventions, but also the impact of socio-cultural variations may have a hand in producing a bad health status within a group community.4788 Руб.
The Sociology of Health and Medicine6140 Руб.
Forces such as political conflict, globalization and the growth of the internet, offering news of life elsewhere, mean levels of migration are higher now than at any other time in history. Despite the signing of a number of legally binding international treaties that seek to guarantee health care for migrants, there is still a considerable gap between government commitments and the reality of everyday life. As levels of migration continue to increase, it is essential for health care professionals to consider the differing needs of migrants in order to provide them with quality care. Informed by systemic theory, and drawing on the author's extensive clinical – as well as personal – experience, this timely book explores the limited existing information about migrants' health care experiences, and offers recommendations for clinical practice. Providing the reader with an understanding of the ways in which migration informs and is informed by experiences of illness, the book thoroughly examines topics such as: • Links between migration and physical and mental health• Language barriers and prejudice • The effects of migration on feelings of grief and loss• The real challenges of providing effective health care to migrants, as told by a GP working with mostly first or second generation migrants in the UK Providing a comprehensive insight into a worldwide issue, this is an essential guide for health care students, professionals and policy makers.2639 Руб.
This book discusses the concepts of illness and healing and also identifies factors responsible for the regular occurrence of the themes of illness and healing in the Nigerian gospel music recordings. The book further assess the relevance of the gospel musicians' perception of illness and healing to contemporary Nigerian socio-economic and political realities with a view to understanding the concepts and representations of illness and healing in Nigerian gospel music. Adopting the contextual, cultural-hermeneutical, musicological and discographical approaches, this book reveals that gospel musicians in Southwestern Nigeria which is representative of the whole country perceives illness not only as a state of physical disorder but also as any form of social disorder, dysfunction, failure or limitation. The prevailing socio-economic upheaval in Nigeria continues to make gospel music socially relevant as Nigerian music has not only become a tool for social commentary, but also helps to create an agenda for the perceived social reconstruction. This book is a study in Sociology of Religion; and relevant for students in the fields of sociology, music, history and religion.5765 Руб.
Ethnomedicine is a sub discipline of Medical Anthropology.It is a study of beliefs and practices concerning illness in different human populations.Precisely,dealing with those practices and knowledge systems, which are not derived from the conceptual framework of modern medicine.It observes and describes hygienic, preventive and healing practices of Indigenous society. A greater emphasis today is the study of socio- cultural matrix with in which the health practices takes place. The knowledge of indigenous practices relating to diagnosis and treatment of illness is considered to be very significant today. This book basically deals with definition,meaning,review and main objective of the subject in introductory chapter.Subsequent chapters deals with ethnographic profile of Gonds, a tribe which is lived in Adilabad district of Telangana state, India.,perceptions and practices of illnesses, the religious healing,types of healing,changes in ethnomedical practices and illness behaviour.This book is intended to be of interest to all those who are interested to learn about health, illness and ethnomedical practices,especially those in disciplines of Anthropology and Sociology.3600 Руб.
Nutrition in health and illness has been offered to medical and health students. The course on nutrition aims to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of nutrition on health and illness issues with particular emphasis to current and emerging nutritional problems of low income countries. The book content in general tries to cover, nutrition and health, diet and diseases (both communicable and non-communicable), dietary guidelines, nutritional requirement at critical periods, nutritional assessment, community based acute malnutrition, the National Nutrition Strategy, Essential Nutrition Actions, food & nutrition security and the different programs and guidelines available in the country. Therefore, this material was compiled to address the needs of both medical and health sciences students of higher education (University).7806 Руб.
This issue is the second enlarged edition of the textbook? Sociology of Medicine? by Academician of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Social Science Doctor, Doctor of Medicine, and Professor A.V.Reshetnikov. This manual analyzes the evolution, the place and future development of sociology of medicine in the system of modern scientific knowledge and in the practice of social systems functioning. The textbook sets out systematic knowledge on the most important topics and areas of sociology of medicine which give an idea of the continuity of the formation of medical and sociological concepts, theories, and medicine and health care models, patterns of formulation of medical and sociological problems and research in these fields, scientific instruments, rules of evaluation of scientific and practical activities in the health care system.For health care managers, sociologists, students of medical and sociological faculties, graduate students, teachers and experts in the field of sociology of medicine.1599 Руб.
This study: (1) examined if the functioning of graduates from mental health agencies was impacted by the attitudes of workers; (2) compared the attitudes of a sample of mental health professionals of four local agency settings to a survey conducted with the US general population in 2006; (3) examined the relationship between worker attitudes and stated agency policies; (4) examined the relationship between the levels of stigma and the personal characteristics of the mental health professionals. Two standardized instruments were used: for graduates the Independent Living Skills Survey (ILSS), for workers two vignettes from the MacArthur Mental Health Module.4001 Руб.
Health is a multidimensional phenomenon. It has both objective and subjective dimensions. In refugee camps and many other settings, there are various explanatory views as what constitute health and mental illness. Due to poor health care practices in sub-Sahara Africa and many parts of the world and also lack of reliable and consistent statistics,this study examines the various health care practices and causality of mental illness among refugees. For a more reliable, adequate and consistent statistical data on mental illness and health care practices among refugees, a guide through this research work will be important.3600 Руб.