Applied Sociology of Health and Illness: A Problem Based Learning Approach

1st Edition

Costas S. Constantinou

CRC Press
Published May 15, 2014
Reference - 208 Pages
ISBN 9781908911940 - CAT# K28723

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Summary

This inspirational new text covers the basic principles of the sociology of health and illness in an eminently readable way. By creatively employing the fictitious character of Frank Bennet, a new medical student, who cannot understand why he has to attend so many sessions in sociology in order to become a doctor, the book examines the most commonly covered topics and brings together the basic principles and research findings  through ten real-life stories, that Frank Bennet is immersed into. It investigates the relevance of sociology and considers a new direction - one that places sociology in healthcare settings,  making the topic more realistic, useful and memorable.

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