Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

This title provides a systematic and accessible introduction to medical sociology, beginning each 1500 word entry with a definition of the concept, then examines its origins, development, strengths and weaknesses, offering further reading ...

Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

This title provides a systematic and accessible introduction to medical sociology, beginning each 1500 word entry with a definition of the concept, then examines its origins, development, strengths and weaknesses, offering further reading guidance for independent learning, and drawing on international literature and examples.

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Key Concepts in Medical Sociology
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jonathan Gabe, Michael Bury, Mary Ann Elston
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-10 - Publisher: SAGE

This title provides a systematic and accessible introduction to medical sociology, beginning each 1500 word entry with a definition of the concept, then examines its origins, development, strengths and weaknesses, offering further reading guidance for independent learning, and drawing on international literature and examples.
Key Concepts in Mental Health
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: David Pilgrim
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-27 - Publisher: SAGE

Now in its 4th edition, this text continues to give you a complete and concise overview of mental health and all the issues that surround it from a theoretical and practical perspective. Restructured into 4 sections, the book starts by defining mental health and mental abnormality before examining the mental
The New Walford
Language: en
Pages: 699
Authors: Ray Lester
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited

Covers 15 broad subject groupings: social sciences (generic); psychology; sociology; social work & social welfare; politics; government; law; finance, accountancy & taxation; industries & utilities; business & management; education & learning; sport; media & communications; information & library sciences; and tools for information professionals.
Key Concepts in Nursing
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead, Annette McIntosh-Scott, Ann Bryan, Tom Mason
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-17 - Publisher: SAGE

Nursing can be complex and challenging to new students and trainee practitioners. Key Concepts in Nursing provides a much needed guide to the central topics and debates which shape nursing theory, policy and contemporary practice. From assessment to ethics, and leadership to risk management, the book offers a comprehensive yet
Key Concepts in Health Studies
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Chris Yuill, Iain Crinson, Eilidh Duncan
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-18 - Publisher: SAGE

Key Concepts in Health Studies provides a much needed guide to the central concepts used across the subject, and offers the reader a comprehensive overview of the core topics, theories and debates. Drawing together the fundamentals within the disciplines of health, nursing, and social policy this book is an ideal

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