5 edition of Health and health care as social problems found in the catalog.
Health and health care as social problems
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Peter Conrad and Valerie Leiter.|
|Series||Understanding social problems|
|Contributions||Conrad, Peter, 1945-, Leiter, Valerie, 1965-|
|LC Classifications||RA418 .H3865 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 367 p.|
|Number of Pages||367|
|ISBN 10||0742528561, 074252857X|
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This engaging and accessible reader takes a social problems approach to health and medicine, providing a broad and critical lens on contemporary health problems. Designed for courses on social problems and on medical sociology, the volume embraces two fundamental principles: that health and illness are at least partly socially produced, and that health care is not an unfettered good and often brings with it serious social problems.
Accordingly, this chapter examines these problems. Its discussion is based on the common sociological view that health and illness are not just medical problems but social problems.
Unlike physicians, sociologists and other public health scholars. Finally, the book examines managed care in health and mental health and its impact on social work. Practitioners and policy advocates in the public health and Health and health care as social problems book policy arena, social workers and health care by: 9.
Its discussion is based on the common sociological view that health and illness are not just medical problems but social problems. Unlike physicians, sociologists and other public health scholars do not try to understand why any one person becomes ill. Antoinette Honegan, Student Nurse, Kingston University, UK This core textbook is the ideal companion text for students studying the social aspects of health and illness, whether it is as part of a health studies degree, nursing or other professional qualification related to health, social care, youth and community work and social work/5(6).
Industrial nations throughout the world, with the notable exception of the United States, provide their citizens with some form of national health care and national health insurance A system of medicine in which the government pays all or most of the costs of health care, prescriptions, and other items for the entire population.
Social inequality characterizes the quality of health and the quality of health care. People from disadvantaged social backgrounds are more likely to become ill and to receive inadequate health care. Partly to increase their incomes, physicians have tried to control the practice of medicine and to define social problems as medical problems.
This is the table of contents for the book A Primer on Social Problems (v. For more details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. The US health-care model relies on a direct-fee system and private health insurance. This model has been criticized for contributing to high health-care costs, high rates of uninsured individuals, and high rates of health problems in comparison to the situation in other Western nations.
Where one stands in society, determines whether they can afford to by nutritious food and doctor visits. As with education, crime, finances, the health care system in the United States favors the richer, white man. The distribution of health care is focused on three social.
The US health-care system, despite the recent health-care reform legislation and medical advances that used to be only a dream, still has a long way to go before affordable and high-quality health care is available to all.
With the health of so many Health and health care as social problems book at stake, the United States needs to make every effort to achieve this essential goal. Accessible and instructive,ÂPalliative CareÂguides and inspires health social workers to incorporate palliative care principles into their current clinical h the lenses of environmental theory and intersectionality, rich case narratives highlight opportunities for social workers to enhance their work, advancing whole-person care in the face of serious illness.5/5(5).
Race, class, gender, and disability issues are highlighted throughout the text; the book also summarizes the social causes of health and illness in less developed nations and the diverse ways that nations provide (or don't provide) health ant Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not.
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The text exposes the ethical dilemmas of modern health care and challenges students to think analytically, while its unique critical perspective enables readers. The Social Determinants of Health topic area within Healthy People is designed to identify ways to create social and physical environments that promote good health for all.
All Americans deserve an equal opportunity to make the choices that lead to good health. But to ensure that all Americans have that opportunity, advances are needed not. This is “Improving Health and Health Care”, section from the book A Primer on Social Problems (v. For details on it (including licensing), click here.
This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. Health is determined by several factors including genetic inheritance, personal behaviors, access to quality health care, and the general external environment (such as the quality of air, water, and housing conditions).
In addition, a growing body of research has documented associations between social and cultural factors and health (Berkman and Kawachi, ; Marmot and Wilkinson, ).Cited by: 6. Social class, race and ethnicity, and gender all influence the quality of health in the United States.
Health problems are more common among people from low-income backgrounds and among people of color. Women are more likely than men to have health problems that are not life threatening. “Donohoe’s Public Health and Social Justice sparks an essential cultural conversation by pulling together an array of peer-reviewed articles, newspaper articles, and personal essays from multidisciplinary contributors who thoughtfully examine the complexity of modern health and social challenges, articulate the problems, and explore (and Cited by: 1.
Mental Health and Social Problems is a textbook for social work students and practitioners. It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental illness.
The introductory chapter presents bio-psycho-social and life-modeled approaches to helping. Written in line with the revised QCF Framework to provide comprehensive support for the new Diploma in Health and Social Care, this book covers the mandatory units alongside a selection of the most popular optional units to help ensure candidates have everything they need to help gain success with the new specifications/5.
Classification of Health and Social-Welfare Status. In simple terms, the objectives of the investigation require the families selected for the study to be classified into one of the following groups: (a) those with health problems but no social-welfare problems, (b) those with social-welfare problems but no health problems, (c) those presenting both health and social-welfare problems, and (d Cited by: 1.
This revised second edition of Global health care: issues and policies equips students with up-to-date information on various global health topics and perspectives. It prepares readers with a basic perspective of health policy issues in different geographical regions, and explains how they are affected by significant world events.
Author Carol Holtz, a nursing professor who understands student. Informed by the places where Catholic health care intersects with the diverse societal injustices embodied in the patients it encounters, this book brings the lens of CST to bear on Catholic health care, illuminating a new spectrum of ethical issues and practical recommendations from social determinants of health, immigration, diversity and Price: $ Start studying Sociology Chapter Health, Illness, and Health Care as Social Problems.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. COMMON SOCIAL ISSUES According to UNICEF, 22, children die each day due to poverty.
Around percent of all children in developing countries are estimated to be underweight or stunted. Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.
Medical social workers aim to make health care more comprehensive and humane by finding more effective and efficient approaches to working with patients and their families. In the first quarter of the 20th century social workers came to fill an important need in health care and their value was recognized by people like US physician and social.
Welcome to the Routledge Health and Social Care: Special Issues as Books collection. A special issue as a book (SPIB) is a special themed issue of a journal which is republished as a book. Unlike the journal issue, SPIBs have an index.
The Health Care - Social Issues Program is designed to enhance student competence in analyzing the complex social and ethical ramifications of health care issues.
Students gain an understanding of how economic, cultural, technological, social, and psychological processes affect modern health care. Beyond the Boundaries of Health Care: Addressing Social Issues | [email protected] /ahip @ahipcoverage Introduction During the past several decades, it has become increasingly apparent that a person’s “health” is influenced by many more factors than health care alone.
These other determinants are defined by the. Health and wealth have always been closely related (Wilkinson, ), and economically disadvantaged racial/ethnic minority populations in the United States experience worse health status on multiple indicators of physical health (Williams, in press).
The existence of inequality—a property of the population in question—thus has important consequences for the health of individuals and by: 5.
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It has been designed for use in training and is. This is where a social policy module can prove helpful, particularly as managerial roles within the health services require individuals to have a clear understanding of the nature of health care provision.
Until recently, social policy issues that affected health care were either ignored or taught ad hoc, if there was a teacher on site who had.
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