Medical Sociology and Illness

Medical sociology is the study of the societal dimensions of health and medicine and it provides an analytical framework for understanding the social contexts of health, illness and health care. Central topics include the subjective experience of health and illness, political, economic and environmental circumstances fostering ill health. Illness is a particular abnormal condition, a disorder of a structure or function that affects part or all of an organism. It is an unhealthy condition of a body or mind.

 

  • Causes of Illness
  • Sickness
  • Unhealthy Conditions
  • Social construction of Illness
  • Social class and inequality
  • Causes of Health Inequalities

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