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Medicine in Society By Christopher Dowrick

Medicine in Society
by Christopher Dowrick

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This textbook provides students with an overview of the subject and a framework for understanding the behavioural sciences within one volume. The first section of the book covers principles and the second section looks at the application of such principles to contemporary society and medical care.
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Medicine in Society: Behavioural Sciences for Undergraduates by Christopher Dowrick

This new textbook provides students with a concise overview of the subject and a framework for understanding the behavioural sciences within one volume.



The first section of the book covers principles and the second section looks at the application of such principles to contemporary society and medical care. Topics covered include Ethics, Sociology, Psychology, Statistics, Epidemiology & Health Promotion, Health Service Delivery, Health Economics and Health and Social Care.



The text is designed to be easily accessed by busy students wanting a rapid understanding of key concepts. It includes revision boxes and clinical scenarios to highlight the relevance of the behavioural sciences to everyday medical care.

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Medicine in Society Reviews


Provides an introduction to the behavioural sciences including perspectives drawn from ethics, sociology, psychology, epidemiology, health economics and public administration.
Health Education Research

I found this an interesting and informative collection. It introduces a wide range of material from the behavioural and social sciences to students of biomedical and health sciences in a relevant and accessible way.
Public Health

Table of Contents


Part 1 Principles
Ethics
Sociology (1), Determinants of Health and Illness
Sociology (2), Patients and Professionals
Psychology (1), Perspectives
Psychology (2), Psychology and Health
Part 2 Applications
Health Service Delivery
Health Economics
Health and Social Care
Doctors and Patients in Context.

Additional information

GOR003598634
Medicine in Society: Behavioural Sciences for Undergraduates by Christopher Dowrick
Christopher Dowrick
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2001-06-29
280
0340760273
9780340760277
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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