Social and Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness

Social and Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness will cover topics which may include: cultural concepts of illness and health; theories of disease causation; relationships between social life and illness patterns; symbotic use of illness; variations in philosophies of treatment and in practitioner/patient relationships; the social organization of medicine.

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Academic level(s)Master
CountryCanada
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionMemorial University of Newfoundland
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ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studySociology and cultural studies
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Tagssociology
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