Nov 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCI 412 - Medical Sociology

(3 cr) The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the general field of medical sociology. Research and analysis of the medical environment from a sociological perspective will be explored. The course will focus on the major concerns of medical sociology: social facets of health and illness, the social functions of health institutions and organizations, the relationship of systems of health care delivery to other social systems, and the social behavior of health personnel and consumers of health care services.



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