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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

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  • Enjeux psychosociaux de la santéby Joseph Josy Lévy; Danielle Maisonneuve; Henriette Bilodeau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2003; US$ 32.25

    Des experts analysent les divers aspects de la santé dans l'espace public et privé en s'appuyant sur une approche multidisciplinaire qui laisse une grande place aux aspects psychologiques et sociaux de la santé dans différentes populations. Ils y discutent également de la représentation des médicaments, de... more...

  • Social Aspects Of Health, Illness And Healthcareby Mary Larkin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 46.00

    This core textbook is the ideal companion text for students studying the social aspects of health and illness, whether it is as part of a health studies degree, nursing or other professional qualification related to health, social care, youth and community work and social work. Written at an introductory level this book is suitable for students new... more...

  • Vulnerable Populations in the United Statesby Leiyu Shi; Gregory D. Stevens

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00

    Based on the authors' teaching and research at the Johns HopkinsBloomberg School of Public Health and the Keck School of Medicineof the University of Southern California, the second edition ofthis landmark text offers a general framework for students,researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for learning aboutvulnerable populations. It contains... more...

  • Patienten auf der Sucheby Anja Bargfrede

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    Anja Bargfrede zeigt beispielhaft, dass von (chronisch) Erkrankten im Prozess der Auseinandersetzung mit der Krankheit und der Suche nach Unterstützung im gesundheitlichen Versorgungssystem Orientierungsarbeit zu leisten ist. Je nach Vorhandensein und Ausprägung verschiedener Einflussfaktoren dimensionalisiert sich die Orientierungsarbeit zwischen... more...

  • Chancengerechtigkeit im Gesundheitssystemby Carsten Wippermann; Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung; Norbert Arnold; Heide Möller-Slawinski; Michael Borchard; Peter Marx

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Gesundheit schätzen die meisten Menschen als ein besonders hohes Gut. Im Lebensalltag führt diese Einstellung jedoch häufig nicht zu einer entsprechenden Lebensweise. Diese Diskrepanz zwischen der hohen Wertschätzung von Gesundheit einerseits und der geringen Bereitschaft andererseits, selbst etwas dafür zu tun, erweist sich in hohem Maße als milieuabhängig:... more...

  • Inglese per cardiologiby Ramón Ribes; Sergio MejÍa

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    In una statistica comparsa qualche anno fa su un autorevole giornale di cardiologia sperimentale, il numero di errori di ortografia e sintassi nei manoscritti sottomessi per pubblicazione veniva messo a confronto per i vari paesi. Chi c era in testa alla classifica per frequenza di errori (e in coda alla classifica della frequenza di accettazione)?... more...

  • Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Healthby Clare Bambra

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    We are told that 'work is good for us' and that ill health is caused by 'individual lifestyles'. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography and political science, this evidence-based inter-disciplinary book firmly challenges these contemporary orthodoxies. It systematically demonstrates that work... more...

  • Medizin und Nationalsozialismusby Robert Jütte; Wolfgang U. Eckart; Hans-Walter Schmuhl; Winfried Süß

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 16.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Forschungsbericht kommentiert die kaum noch überschaubare Literatur zu Medizin und Nationalsozialismus. In knappen Strichen werden die Wege der wissenschaftlichen Annäherung an diesen Themenkomplex nachgezeichnet und Meilensteine, aber auch Desiderate der Forschung benannt. Zentrale Themen sind die NS-Gesundheitspolitik und... more...

  • Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidenceby Gerald N. Grob; Allan V. Horwitz

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    In Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidence , Gerald N. Grob and Allan V. Horwitz employ historical and contemporary data and case studies, combining into one book a variety of medical and psychiatric conditions. They utilize case studies and examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between... more...

  • Limits to Medicineby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1976; US$ 17.49

    'The medical establishment has become a major threat to health'. So begins Ivan Illich's spirited and reasoned attack upon the mythic prestige of contemporary medicines, examining the customs and rituals conducted by the medical profession. Relentlessly and with full documentation taken from recognized medical sources Illich proves the impotence... more...