Sociology, Medical

Known as: Medical Sociology, Sociology of Medicine, medicine sociology 
The study of individual and group behaviors with respect to health and illness. Medical sociology is concerned with individual and group responses… (More)
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2012
2012
This Special Issue of Social Science & Medicine investigates the potential for positive inter-disciplinary interaction, a… (More)
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2009
2009
One key concept in medical sociology/anthropology for the analysis of approaches to health and illness is the medical model… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The concept of stigma, denoting relations of shame, has a long ancestry and has from the earliest times been associated with… (More)
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2008
2008
We argue for a sociology of health, illness, and disease. Under the influence of Talcott Parsons, the social study of health… (More)
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2006
2006
In this article I pose the question, 'where is the biological body in medical sociology today?' The first part of the article… (More)
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2003
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2003
The paper has three main aims. First, to trace--through the pages of Sociology of Health and Illness--the changing ways in which… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The development of social epidemiology and medical sociology over the last half of the 20th century, in which Leo Reeder played a… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
It is conventional wisdom in medical sociology and social epidemiology that in industrialized societies men die earlier than… (More)
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1995
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1995
This paper examines the social construction of diagnosis and illness in several ways. First, I discuss the centrality of social… (More)
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1995
Review
1995
The current situation in health care organizations, among providers and for people, dramatically challenges the "business as… (More)
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