Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine : An Illustrated Colour Text, Paperback Book

Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine : An Illustrated Colour Text Paperback

Description

This textbook in the Illustrated Colour Text series offers an integrated treatment of sociology and psychology for medical students.

It is presented in a much more colourful and graphic format than is usual for books on these two subjects.

This integration reflects the tendency to teach these two subjects together as "behavioural science , with an increased stress on the place of medicine in society, and on illness as a product of psychological and social circumstances rather than merely a biological phenomenon.

The book reflects these trends and has been successful and popular with students.

This third edition contains a new introduction on the importance and key features of the biopsychosocial model and additional double-page spreads on International Health and Rural Health. An integrated treatment of psychology and sociology for medical students - in line with the trend towards teaching these subjects as "behavioural sciences". Use of case studies and Stop/Think boxes encourages critical thinking and discussion. Graphic Illustrated Colour Text presentation style enlivens a subject which most medical students are not keen on. This third edition contains a new introduction on the importance and key features of the biopsychosocial model and additional double-page spreads on International Health and Rural Health.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Medical sociology
  • ISBN: 9780443067877

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