Summary: The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
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- Anorexic dis(connection): managing anorexia as an illness and an identityEmma Rich
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
Sociol Health Illn 28:284-305. 2006..As is revealed through the various data sources, as these young women negotiate the various discourses which offer them alternative subjectivities, they come to manage anorexia as both an illness and an identity...
- Taking social relationships seriously: lessons learned from the informed consent practices of a vaccine trial on the Kenyan CoastCaroline Gikonyo
KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, P O Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
Soc Sci Med 67:708-20. 2008....
- Beginning community engagement at a busy biomedical research programme: experiences from the KEMRI CGMRC-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, KenyaVicki Marsh
KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
Soc Sci Med 67:721-33. 2008....
- 'He is now like a brother, I can even give him some blood'--relational ethics and material exchanges in a malaria vaccine 'trial community' in The GambiaP Wenzel Geissler
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Soc Sci Med 67:696-707. 2008..Ultimately, the ethics of global science can rely neither on principles nor trust but requires citizenship and democratic government...
- The theory of use behind telemedicine: how compatible with physicians' clinical routines?P Lehoux
Interdisciplinary Health Research Group GRIS, Department of Health Administration, University of Montreal, Branch Centre Ville, Quebec, Canada
Soc Sci Med 54:889-904. 2002....
- Medical sociology: modelling well-being for elderly people in JamaicaP A Bourne
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
West Indian Med J 57:596-604. 2008..The current study aims to provide factors that will explain how to attain 'good' health...
- Beyond medicalization-healthicization? A rejoinder to Hislop and ArberSimon J Williams
Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
Sociol Health Illn 26:453-9; discussion 460-3. 2004
- Who shall lead: is there a future for population health?David Mechanic
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 28:421-42. 2003..Among these are a clear definition of the boundaries of the field, a continuing flow of resources for development, and attractive career structures for new recruits and future leaders...
- Associations between income inequality and mortality among US states: the importance of time period and source of income dataJohn Lynch
Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1214 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1424-30. 2005..We used census data to examine associations between income inequality and mortality among US states for each decade from 1949 to 1999 and tax return income data to estimate associations for 1989...
- The research, policy and practice interface: reflections on using applied social research to promote equity in health in MalawiSally Theobald
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, International Health, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 5QA, UK
Soc Sci Med 67:760-70. 2008....
- Belief, knowledge and expertise: the emergence of the lay expert in medical sociologyLindsay Prior
Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
Sociol Health Illn 25:41-57. 2003....
- Popular media and 'excessive daytime sleepiness': a study of rhetorical authority in medical sociologySteve Kroll-Smith
Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27402, USA
Sociol Health Illn 25:625-43. 2003..significance of popular culture in the creation of medical troubles summons an alternative version of medical sociology. A limited case for this claim is made by revisiting two key ideas in this field: naming diseases and the ..
- Technogovernance: evidence, subjectivity, and the clinical encounter in primary care medicineCarl May
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Soc Sci Med 62:1022-30. 2006....
- Ethics and the ethnography of medical research in AfricaSassy Molyneux
KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Social Behavioural Research group, P O Box 230, District Hospital Grounds, Kilifi, Kenya
Soc Sci Med 67:685-95. 2008....
- Social welfare, genetic welfare? Boundary-work in the IVF/PGD clinicKathryn Ehrich
King s College London, UK
Soc Sci Med 63:1213-24. 2006..We argue that consideration of the welfare of the child involves staff in ethical boundary-work across the two orientations and between the accountabilities and responsibilities of healthcare professionals, individuals and the state...
- Behavioral science at the crossroads in public health: extending horizons, envisioning the futureThomas A Glass
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Soc Sci Med 62:1650-71. 2006..To illustrate the potential of these innovations, we develop a multilevel framework for the study of health behaviors and obesity in social and biological context...
- Expertise and control: Childbearing in three twentieth-century working-class Lancashire communitiesLucinda McCray Beier
Bull Hist Med 78:379-409. 2004....
- Diversity in clinical guidelines: the role of repertoires of evaluationTiago Moreira
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, NE2 4AA, UK
Soc Sci Med 60:1975-85. 2005..This research provides a detailed and layered understanding of the knowledge dynamics involved in developing recommendations for appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstance...
- Ergonomic considerations in work-related upper extremity disordersBrian Pearce
Humane Technology Ltd, 203 Swithland Lane, Rothley, Leicestershire LE7 7SJ, UK
Clin Occup Environ Med 5:249-66, vi. 2006..Experiences in the United Kingdom of ergonomic regulations associated with computer use and the media coverage of work-related upper extremity disorders are used to illustrate this model...
- Governing the ethical consumer: identity, choice and the primary care medical encounterRuth McDonald
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Sociol Health Illn 29:430-56. 2007..These anxieties are exacerbated in a context where citizenship is increasingly being defined in terms of consumer identities, and making good (health) choices might be seen as distinguishing the civilised from the marginalised...
- Health as a meaningful social practiceRobert Crawford
University of Washington, Tacoma, Washington 98402 3100, USA
Health (London) 10:401-20. 2006..The meaningful - and ideological - practices of health can be illustrated by comparing three periods in American culture: (1) the late 19th and early 20th century; (2) the 1970s and 1980s; and (3) the first years of the 21st century...
- Artworks, collective experience and claims for social justice: the case of women living with breast cancerAlan Radley
Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Sociol Health Illn 29:366-90. 2007..As mediators of representations of illness, they deserve attention from sociologists researching social movements, the sharing of illness experience and strategies for survival...
- Anthropological assessment for culturally appropriate interventions targeting men who have sex with menVincent M B Silenzio
Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 93:867-71. 2003....
- Malaria in pregnancy: what can the social sciences contribute?Joan Muela Ribera
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Departament d Antropología Social, Barcelona, Spain
PLoS Med 4:e92. 2007
- Ideal versus reality: physicians perspectives on patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgiaPia Asbring
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, plan 2 7, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 57:711-20. 2003..The patient groups in question do not always gain full access to the sick-role, in part as a consequence of the conditions not being defined as diseases...
- Peculiarities of medical sociology: application of social theories in analyzing health and medicineRaimundas Kaminskas
Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 43:110-7. 2007To reveal the peculiarities of medical sociology introducing the application of social theories in analyzing public health and medicine.
- Neonatal abstinence syndrome: reconstructing the evidenceLenora Marcellus
Vancouver Island Health Authority in British Columbia, Canada
Neonatal Netw 26:33-40. 2007
- Socioeconomic differences in the effects of prayer on physical symptoms and quality of lifeRajni Banthia
University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1726, USA
J Health Psychol 12:249-60. 2007..However, the relationships became significant when education and, to a lesser degree, income were taken into account. Prayer was associated with fewer health symptoms and better quality of life among less educated caregivers...
- A review of perspectives on alcohol and alcoholism in the history of American health and medicineVictor B Stolberg
Essex County College Health Services, 303 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
J Ethn Subst Abuse 5:39-106. 2006....
- Solutions forgone? How health professionals frame the problem of postnatal depressionBeverley Lloyd
School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Building A27, Sydney 2006, Australia
Soc Sci Med 57:1783-95. 2003..The history and hierarchy that is carried by people from the helping professions may be hindering new avenues to help mothers with new babies...
- Making fun of patients: medical students' perceptions and use of derogatory and cynical humor in clinical settingsDelese Wear
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio, USA
Acad Med 81:454-62. 2006..quot; This study examines one dimension of this phenomenon: how medical students perceive and use derogatory and cynical humor directed at patients...
- Framing the doctor-patient relationship in chronic illness: a comparative study of general practitioners' accountsCarl May
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Sociol Health Illn 26:135-58. 2004....
- 'The illness is part of the person': discourses of blame, individual responsibility and individuation at a centre for spiritual healing in the North of EnglandStuart McClean
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of West England, UK
Sociol Health Illn 27:628-48. 2005....
- The social impact of medicine--Chapter 19David Platt
Del Med J 76:207-10. 2004..It is not an original paper. This paper will consist of 25 chapters. Dr. Peter V. Rocca, Editor-in-Chief of the Delaware Medical Journal (DMJ), is planning to publish one chapter in each successive issue of the DMJ...
- Disability studies and health care curriculum: the great divideSandra Hubbard
Rehabilitation Science and Technology Department, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Allied Health 33:184-8. 2004..The question is asked if curricula are preparing our future health care professionals to distinguish how to view each situation and each individual through the lens of the appropriate model...
- Metropolitan income inequality and working-age mortality: a cross-sectional analysis using comparable data from five countriesNancy A Ross
Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Urban Health 82:101-10. 2005....
- Using critical ethnography to explore issues in health promotionKay E Cook
University of Melbourne, Australia
Qual Health Res 15:129-38. 2005..She concludes with an overview of the congruence between critical ethnography and health promotion research, including a discussion of the differences between critical ethnography and participatory action research...
- The persistence and resurgence of medical pluralismMichael S Goldstein
School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 29:925-45; discussion 1005-19. 2004
- What the doctors readJoel D Howell
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 29:781-97; discussion 1005-19. 2004
- Prediction of survival: a comparison between two subjective health measures in an elderly populationOrna Baron-Epel
The Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
Soc Sci Med 58:2035-43. 2004..However, the general SH measure may be the preferable measure to use when needed. Education in women was associated with mortality only via the age-related SH measure...
- From the local to the global: bioethics and the concept of cultureLeigh Turner
Biomedical Ethics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1X1 Canada
J Med Philos 30:305-20. 2005....
- 'Sex for life'? Men's counter-stories on 'erectile dysfunction', male sexuality and ageingAnnie Potts
School of Culture, Literature and Society, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Sociol Health Illn 28:306-29. 2006....
- [The new seniors. Sociological and medical aspects]G Mermet
Ann Urol (Paris) 39:S155-9. 2005..The difficulties of adaptation to this complex and socially anxiogenic world are expressed by permanent social conflicts and the increasing recourse to individual psychotherapeutic support...
- Anti-aging medicine: a patient/practitioner movement to redefine agingCourtney Everts Mykytyn
Department of Anthropology, University of Southern California, c o 5657 Fallston Street, Highland Park, CA 90042, USA
Soc Sci Med 62:643-53. 2006..These stories of migrations from patient to practitioner reveal the values upon which this movement is grounded and how coming to be a part of it is as much about the movement's mission as it is the origins of the migrations...
- Anglo-American nursing theory, individualism and mental health care: a social conflict perspectiveKevin Leighton
Tees and North East Yorkshire N H S Trust, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 41:21-8. 2004..In so doing, it critiques the 'scientific' and 'liberal' preconceptions of individualised care which have dominated mental health care policy for over a decade...
- "Evil habits" and "personal choices": assigning responsibility for health in the 20th centuryHoward M Leichter
Linfield College, USA
Milbank Q 81:603-26. 2003
- Narrative nuances on good and bad deaths: internists' tales from high-technology work placesMary Jo DelVecchio Good
Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:939-53. 2004..This project is part of a broader effort in American medicine to understand and improve end-of-life care...
- Anti-vaccination movements and their interpretationsStuart Blume
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam, o z Achterburgwal 185, 1012 DK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 62:628-42. 2006..In the light of current theoretical discussion of 'scientific citizenship' this paper argues that identifying anti-vaccination groups with other social movements may ultimately have the opposite effect to that intended...
- Cultural authority and the sovereignty of American medicine: the role of networks, class, and communityBernice A Pescosolido
Indiana University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 29:735-56; discussion 1005-19. 2004
- Globalization and medicine in TrinidadDavid L Reznik
Department of Sociology, University of Florida, FL 32601, USA
Sociol Health Illn 29:536-50. 2007..In this paper, findings from this investigation and their implications are discussed. In particular, medical globalization is linked with major themes in medical sociological theory including dualism and medicalization...
- Home-birth emergencies in the US and Mexico: the trouble with transportRobbie Davis-Floyd
Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1911-31. 2003..The conclusion links these American and Mexican transport stories to their international context, describing how they index crosscultural markers, and suggest solutions, for "the trouble with transport."..
- Concepts of arthritis in India's medical traditions: Ayurvedic and Unani perspectivesJudy F Pugh
Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University, Baker Hall 342, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:415-24. 2003..The paper suggests that this South Asian humoral model provides a framework that may be useful in anthropological studies of arthritis in other humoral traditions...
- Dizziness and panic in China: associated sensations of zang fu organ disequilibriumLawrence Park
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 26:225-57. 2002..This paper elucidates the dynamic interpretants of dizziness in the Chinese context to contribute to a medical anthropology of this sensation...
- Panic disorder in African-Americans: symptomatology and isolated sleep paralysisSteven Friedman
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Brooklyn 11203, USA steven
Cult Med Psychiatry 26:179-98. 2002..These findings, results of other research, and the implications for assessment and treatment are discussed within a semantic network analysis of panic (Hinton and Hinton 2002, this issue)...
- Panic disorder, somatization, and the new cross-cultural psychiatry: the seven bodies of a medical anthropology of panicDevon Hinton
Dept of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 26:155-78. 2002....
- The end of the golden age of doctoringJohn B McKinlay
New England Research Institute, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
Int J Health Serv 32:379-416. 2002..Until these influences are appropriately recognized and incorporated in social analyses, most policies designed to restore the professional ideal have little chance of success...
- A loss of faith: the sources of reduced political legitimacy for the American medical professionMark Schlesinger
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
Milbank Q 80:185-235. 2002..This article concludes with some speculations about the future of professional authority in American medicine...
- Ambiguity and hope: disclosure preferences of less acculturated elderly Mexican Americans concerning terminal cancer--a case storyGelya Frank
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, USA
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 11:117-26. 2002
- What "race" cannot tell us about access to kidney transplantationElisa J Gordon
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 11:134-41. 2002
- A generation apart? Gender-related experiences and health in women in early and late mid-lifeKate Hunt
MRC Medical Sociology Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Soc Sci Med 54:663-76. 2002..Whilst on the one hand these data suggest the importance of taking more account of the broader (social, historical or political) context, the analysis also highlights the methodological problems posed...
- Beliefs about and responses to childhood ear infections: a study of parents in eastern North CarolinaMatthew D Curry
Center for Health Services Research and Development, Physicians Quadrangle, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
Soc Sci Med 54:1153-65. 2002..While these findings need to be replicated in studies with larger, more representative samples, this study suggest that ethnographic approaches may provide new insights into the cultural dimension of the problem of OM...
- Socio-cultural implications of changing organizational technologies in the provision of careDavid Mechanic
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research Rutgers, State University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
Soc Sci Med 54:459-67. 2002..In short, the competition between new preventive and treatment technologies and managed care technologies is at its heart a culture war...
- Culture, the 'sick role' and the consumption of healthChris Shilling
School of Social Historical and Literary Studies, University of Portsmouth
Br J Sociol 53:621-38. 2002..It is Parsons's analysis of these values, I suggest, that needs rescuing from restricted understandings of the sick role and highlighting as an important resource for contemporary theorists...
- Burning bridges: policy, practice, and the destruction of midwifery in rural Costa RicaGwynne L Jenkins
Department of Anthropology, 622 Fraser Hall, Lawrence, 1415 Jayhawk Boulevard, University of Kansas, KS 66049 7556, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1893-909. 2003....
- Unhappy endings: a feminist reappraisal of the women's health movement from the vantage of pregnancy lossLinda L Layne
Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1881-91. 2003....
- Why adoption is not an option in India: the visibility of infertility, the secrecy of donor insemination, and other cultural complexitiesAditya Bharadwaj
Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WT, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:1867-80. 2003....
- With or against nature? IVF, gender and reproductive agency in Athens, GreeceHeather Paxson
Anthropology Department, Pitzer College, 1050 N Mills Av, Claremont, CA 91711 6101, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1853-66. 2003..Both groups want to guard against a view of IVF-in the terms of this volume-as a kind of "reproduction gone awry."..
- Global infertility and the globalization of new reproductive technologies: illustrations from EgyptMarcia C Inhorn
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan, HBHE, SPH II, RM, M5140, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1837-51. 2003..The article concludes by stressing the need for primary prevention of infections leading to infertility, thereby reducing global reliance on NRTs...
- News media coverage of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising: implications for countervailing powers theoryHeather Hartley
Department of Sociology, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
Health (London) 12:107-32. 2008....
- Denying culture in the transplant arena: technocratic medicine's myth of democratizationLesley A Sharp
Department of Anthropology, Barnard College in New York City, USA
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 11:142-50. 2002
- Beyond the simple economics of cesarean section birthing: women's resistance to social inequalityDominique P Behague
Maternal Health Programme, Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Cult Med Psychiatry 26:473-507. 2002..I end by exploring the socio-biological conditions that have produced a need for the technology...
- 'Radical blueprint for social change'? Media representations of New Labour's policies on public healthRosemary Davidson
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow
Sociol Health Illn 25:532-52. 2003....
- Publication bias in qualitative research: what becomes of qualitative research presented at conferences?M Petticrew
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 62:552-4. 2008..This has been well documented for quantitative studies, but has never been explored in relation to qualitative research...
- [The role of behavioral sciences in the Hungarian and international medical education: overview and possibilities]M Kopp
Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Magatartastudomanyi Intezet, Semmelweis Egyetem, Budapest
Orv Hetil 142:2715-21. 2001..is medical psychology but according to the latest reports on medical education development communication, medical sociology, medical anthropology and bioethics have become increasingly important disciplines in developing medical ..
- Evidence-based medicine, clinical uncertainty, and learning to doctorS Timmermans
Sociology Department, MS 071, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
J Health Soc Behav 42:342-59. 2001..interviews with seventeen pediatric residents in two residency programs, we evaluate the extent to which the medical sociology scholarship on uncertainty analytically elucidates the recent influx of EBM during residency training...
- The determinants of health: structure, context and agencyGareth H Williams
School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
Sociol Health Illn 25:131-54. 2003..This paper reviews the way in which the concept has been deployed within medical sociology, arguing that in recent times it has been used primarily as a frame for the sociological interpretation of ..
- [Margot Jefferys: the British voice of medical sociology]Everardo Duarte Nunes
Departamento de Medicina Preventiva e Social, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Distrito de Barão Geraldo Campinas, SP, 13083 970, Brazil
Cien Saude Colet 16:1907-14. 2011Margot Jefferys (1916-1999) was not only the person who introduced medical sociology into Great Britain, but also the researcher and professor who, during thirty years, exerted the most deep influence on the teaching of health social ..
- Caring for the involuntarily hospitalized adolescent: the issue of power in the nurse-patient relationshipPall Biering
Institute of Nursing Research, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 15:65-74. 2002..The power relations between involuntarily hospitalized adolescents and their caregivers from the viewpoint of theory development in nursing and the concept of medicalization...
- Developments in Scandinavian and American medical sociologyElianne Riska
Abo Akademi University, Finland
Scand J Public Health 31:389-94. 2003This paper examines the similarities and differences in Scandinavian and American medical sociology. First, the issue of medicalization has not been as important in Scandinavian as it has been in American medical sociology...
- [Improving medical education in psychosocial disciplines by multimedia tools]Jenny Rosendahl
Institut fur Medizinische Psychologie, Klinikum der Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena
Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:79-82. 2003..This should be a goal of high priority, especially for the teaching of issues related to medical psychology, medical sociology, and psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy.
- Medical sociology and the biological body: where are we now and where do we go from here?Simon J Williams
Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Health (London) 10:5-30. 2006In this article I pose the question, 'where is the biological body in medical sociology today?' The first part of the article provides a selective corporeal balance sheet of where we are now in medical sociology, with particular ..
- The use of quantitative medical sociologyDavid Blane
Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London
Sociol Health Illn 25:115-30. 2003..and social science investment in large data sets, gives the Journal the chance to build on this distinguished tradition by encouraging, through its publication policy, the further development of quantitative medical sociology.
- Critical health literacy: a review and critical analysisDeborah Chinn
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8AW, UK
Soc Sci Med 73:60-7. 2011..that an appreciation of work undertaken in a range of different disciplines, such as media studies, medical sociology, and evidence-based medicine can enhance our understanding of the critical health literacy construct and ..
- Medical sociology and health services research: past accomplishments and future policy challengesEric R Wright
Department of Public Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Health Soc Behav 51:S107-19. 2010..We conclude with a discussion of the policy implications of these findings for future health care reform efforts...
- Enduring stigma: the long-term effects of incarceration on healthJason Schnittker
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
J Health Soc Behav 48:115-30. 2007Although incarceration rates have risen sharply since the 1970s, medical sociology has largely neglected the health effects of imprisonment...
- Understanding obstacles to the recognition of and response to dementia in different European countries: a modified focus group approach using multinational, multi-disciplinary expert groupsS Iliffe
Centre for Ageing Population Studies, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, London, UK
Aging Ment Health 9:1-6. 2005..and the disciplines of clinical psychology, general practice, geriatric medicine, old age psychiatry, medical sociology, nursing and voluntary body organisation met in 2003 to explore obstacles to recognition of and response to ..
- Understanding social factors and inequalities in health: 20th century progress and 21st century prospectsJames S House
University of Michigan, USA
J Health Soc Behav 43:125-42. 2002The development of social epidemiology and medical sociology over the last half of the 20th century, in which Leo Reeder played a central role, transformed scientific and popular understanding of the nature and causes of physical health ..
- A risky business: the detection of adverse drug reactions in clinical trials and post-marketing exercisesOonagh P Corrigan
Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, New Cross, UK
Soc Sci Med 55:497-507. 2002..and physicians that adverse drug reactions (ADRs) occur with considerable frequency, within the realm of medical sociology, drug-induced risk currently receives little critical attention...
- Parsons revisited: from the sick role to...?Simon J Williams
University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Health (London) 9:123-44. 2005..article revisits Parsons' insights on medicine, health and illness in the light of contemporary debates in medical sociology and beyond...
- Eliot Freidson: progression and constraints in the biography of an intellectualAndré Pereira Neto
Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, 21040 361
Hist Cienc Saude Manguinhos 16:941-60. 2009..It establishes the intersection between the singular trajectory of an intellectual, and the structures, processes and events in which he was immersed and which he changed by his actions...
- Medical technocracies in liver transplantation: drawing boundaries in medical practicesHelena Serra
Research Center on Economic Sociology and the Sociology of Organisations, Institute of Economics and Business Administration Technical University of Lisbon ISEG UTL, Portugal
Health (London) 14:162-77. 2010..The key theoretical guidelines are drawn from medical sociology and sociology of professions...
- Social work and the behavioral sciences: past history, future prospectsS W Bloom
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Soc Work Health Care 31:25-37. 2000The relationship between social work and medical sociology is analyzed, utilizing case studies of an academic institution, Harvard University, and a private foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation...
- Inclusive intake screening: shaping medical problems into specialist-appropriate casesYvette A Jean
Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
Sociol Health Illn 26:385-410. 2004..This finding builds on the literature within medical sociology, but also extends our understanding of frontline decision-making and the distribution of resources within a ..
- [A new teaching program in behavioral sciences in Oslo]O Ekeberg
Institutt for medisinske atferdsfag Universitetet i Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 114:47-9. 1994..The teaching is still concentrated on four main topics: Psychobiology, medical psychology, medical sociology and the doctor-patient relationship and communication...
- The magic of science and the science of magic: an essay on the process of healingR M Coe
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MO 63104, USA
J Health Soc Behav 38:1-8. 1997The field of medical sociology has developed rapidly in recent years in sophistication of conceptualization and research techniques...
- The effects of hospital characteristics and radical organizational change on the relative standing of health care professionsK T Leicht
Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
J Health Soc Behav 36:151-67. 1995..Our results are evaluated in light of recent developments in the sociology of medicine and research on the relative standing of occupations in other industries...
- Comparisons of life images and end-of-life attitudes between the elderly in Taiwan and New ZealandDena Hsin Chen Hsin
Department of Nursing, China Medical University, ROC
J Nurs Res 14:198-208. 2006..When dealing with end of life issues, medical sociology will need to focus more on life and death in seniors...
- The state of the art in medical sociologyHarris Chaiklin
University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 199:585-91. 2011This is a review of the state of the art in Medical Sociology. Three approaches are used. One is looking at the work of the pioneers. Another approach involves examining textbooks, books of reading, and handbooks...
- The pharmaceuticalisation of society? A framework for analysisSimon J Williams
Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
Sociol Health Illn 33:710-25. 2011Drawing on insights from both medical sociology and science and technology studies this article provides a critical analysis of the nature and status of pharmaceuticalisation in terms of the following key dimensions and dynamics: (i) the ..
- Distributed decision making: the anatomy of decisions-in-actionTim Rapley
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
Sociol Health Illn 30:429-44. 2008Conceptualising the doctor-patient relationship has been a central project for both medicine and medical sociology. This paper seeks to show how an understanding of the distributed nature of medical practice can help us research the ..
- Gesundes Kinzigtal Integrated Care: improving population health by a shared health gain approach and a shared savings contractHildebrandt H
Hamburg, Germany and CEO of Gesundes Kinzigtal GmbH, Hauptstr 7, 77716, Haslach, Germany
Int J Integr Care 10:e046. 2010..the physicians' network in the region (MQNK), a German health care management company with a background in medical sociology and health economics (OptiMedis AG) and with two statutory health insurers (among them is the biggest health ..
- New Faculty Development for Research to Reduce Oral Health DisparitiesJane A Weintraub; Fiscal Year: 2010..will enhance our efforts from three perspectives - laboratory-based cariology research, systems-based medical sociology/health policy research, and sophisticated statistical analysis...
- Parenting after a Prenatal Diagnosis: Expecting the UnexpectedAnne Chevalier McKechnie; Fiscal Year: 2013..The trainee will also audit courses across departments on advanced qualitative methods, theory and medical sociology taught by scholars with specialized knowledge on these topics...
- Network-based Health Interventions in Rural HondurasAlison R Hwong; Fiscal Year: 2013..As an MD-PhD candidate in health policy, with a medical sociology focus, I need additional mentorship and training in analytic methods to help me craft an interdisciplinary ..
- HEALTH POLICY TRAINING PROGRAMRICHARD GABRIEL FRANK; Fiscal Year: 2013..economics, b) political analysis, c) decision sciences, d) ethics, e) evaluative science and statistics, f) medical sociology, and g) management...
- Workshop on Interactive Systems in Health Care 2011Madhu C Reddy; Fiscal Year: 2011..and bridge communities and will include specialists in biomedical informatics, nursing informatics, medical sociology, human-computer interaction, and related fields...
- Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH) 2012Wanda Pratt; Fiscal Year: 2012..and bridge communities and will include specialists in biomedical informatics, nursing informatics, medical sociology, human-computer interaction, and related fields...
- Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare 2013: Bridging CommunitiesYunan Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013..and bridge communities, and will include experts in biomedical informatics, nursing informatics, medical sociology, human-computer interaction, and other related fields...
- Enhancing Mental Health Services to Children with AutismThomas Nesbitt; Fiscal Year: 2004..I.N.D. Bank" of faculty scholars from such areas as anthropology, medical sociology, special education and adult learning, public relations and marketing, political science, medical ethics and ..
- Translating Depression Guidelines in Substance Abuse TxGeoffrey Curran; Fiscal Year: 2007..The applicant's strong background in medical sociology, the developmental course of substance use disorders, and health services/outcomes research is an ideal ..
- Genetic and Environmental Influences on Childhood GrowthBradford Towne; Fiscal Year: 2006..Investigators on the proposed Jiri Growth Study have expertise in genetic epidemiology, auxology, medical sociology, population genetics, and physical anthropology...
- Social and Economic Factors in Late-Life DepressionJeffrey Harman; Fiscal Year: 2005..the Mentored Career Development Award (KO 1) program to improve his knowledge of geriatric psychiatry and medical sociology and obtain methodological skills in survey design and administration to become a geriatric mental health ..
- Integrating Sex & Drug Related HIV Risk & TransmissionRobert Heimer; Fiscal Year: 2007..The multidisciplinary team will employ the methodologies of behavioral and molecular epidemiology, medical sociology and anthropology, and mathematical modeling to investigate the behaviors of injection drug users and their ..
- Targeting Interventions to Reduce ErrorsTimothy Hofer; Fiscal Year: 2003..with a wide variety of research skills including health services research, clinical epidemiology, medical sociology, operations research and high reliability systems, cognitive psychology, ethics, medical education, and ..
- Economic, Social, and Psychological Burdens of ArthritisEdward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2004..include clinician-investigators and other researchers in rheumatology, health economics, health psychology, medical sociology, medical anthropology, health services research, and epidemiology; advocates for persons with arthritis and ..
- NI-SHOU-GABAWAG-FDL-UMD BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTMICHAEL RABIDEAUX; Fiscal Year: 1993..The program areas available to the participating students include neuroscience, metabolism and cellular physiology, immunology and microbiology, and medical sociology and epidemiology.
- Stigma and Psychosis: A Prospective StudyBruce Link; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A DecadeBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Social Psychological Pathways in Health and CognitionJason Schnittker; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Childhood Origin of Disparities in Alcohol Use DisordersSTEPHEN GILMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Trajectories of Substance Use DisordersSTEPHEN GILMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Social Network & Media Effects on Mental Illness StigmaBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006..This final stage creates a composite of negative and positive TV images of MI based on information collected in I, II and III to develop and carry out a pre- and post-test experimental design/analysis (N=120). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Stigma and Mental Illness in Cross-National PerspectiveBernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2007..This knowledge can provide the scientific base for public health and treatment system interventions to mitigate the devastating negative effects of stigma on the lives of persons with SMI. ..
- CULTURE SPECIFIC MODELS OF MEN'S AGGRESSIONGordon Hall; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Life Projects and Antiretroviral Therapy: The Social Impacts of Scale-upJennifer Hirsch; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Psychiatric Emergency Room Care: Staff PerspectivesAlisa Lincoln; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Emerging Trends of Tryptamine Use: Contexts & RisksBrian Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
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- Cognitive Consensus in Cross-Cultural CompetenceMay Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2009..The ultimate goal of the proposed project is to increase the effectiveness of care by identifying specific culture-linked cognitive processes that can be targeted in future intervention development. ..
- Mental-illness stigma and status processes in interpersonal interactionsJo Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2008..Results from these studies will inform intervention efforts that seek the best ways to harness the power of interpersonal contact in reducing mental illness stigma. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Risks for Opioid Use and Abuse in Contrasting Chronic Pain PopulationsMark Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Celebrating 50 Years of InterdisciplinMark Padilla; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
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- Health disparities and aging in societies in transitionMichael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008..Analyses will examine cross-sectional outcomes, changes in health and functioning between the baseline and Wave II, and incidence of CVD and mortality since the baseline. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Effects of Racial Segregation on Aging AdultsJoseph Sudano; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- CHANGES IN HEALTH: SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND PATHWAYSMichael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008..Fortypespecifications,see instructions onpage 6.) RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS PageNumbers FacePage 1 description, ..
- Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home VisitsMalcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Rett syndrome: determinants of outcome and burdenHelen Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007..Feedback to families on study progress will be given through the study Web site. ..
- THE INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS IN CLINICAL TRIALSMARY MUELLER; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- AIDS Caregiving Stress Among Midlife and Older WomenRichard Wight; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- RACE/ETHNICITY IN SCHOOL BASED/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESMay Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2003..The data collected will form the basis for a future R01 research project to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies designed to improve appropriate service entry by youth in need. ..
- Neighborhood Effects on Health and Functioning of EldersLisa Berkman; Fiscal Year: 2003..We hypothesize that frail and economically disadvantaged older men and women may be at particularly high risk. ..
- HIV RISK REDUCTION FOR WOMEN WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESSPamela Collins; Fiscal Year: 2003..3) become knowledgeable in research design and complete pilot work for a randomized clinical trial testing the HIV preventative intervention developed by the applicant. ..
- HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITESEric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- MAMAS Y BEBES: PREVENTION INTERVENTION DEVELOPMENTRicardo Munoz; Fiscal Year: 2002..Effect sizes on changes in depressive symptoms and their cognitive and behavioral mediators will be obtained for power calculations for the randomized trials. ..
- REDUCING HIV RISK IN FEMALE TEENS: A TAILORED APPROACHRalph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Randomized Control Trial of Mifepristone for FibroidsKevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study may also offer valuable insight into a mechanism by which mifepristone reduces fibroid size. ..
- Consumer Influences of Treatment of DepressionRichard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
- Drug Abuse and Other Deviant Adaptations: Two GenerationHOWARD KAPLAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..The model of social deviance elaborated and tested has yielded to date promising findings regarding the role of affect, cognition, personality, and social influences in the generation of delinquency and drug use. ..
- Health: Science, Society, and PolicySarita Bhalotra; Fiscal Year: 2006..Represented departments include biology, neuroscience, psychology, anthropology, sociology, health policy, and sustainable international development. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Understanding Cultural Factors in Cancer ScreeningALEXIS ABERNETHY; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Trust and Cancer Screening in African American WomenElizabeth Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2006..During the final year of funding, Dr Jacobs will seek external funding to further study how trust in physicians and health care institutions might contribute to current models of health belief and health behavior. ..
- Teens and Exposure to HIV Risk on the WebRalph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2005..Given the controversy surrounding teens' exposure to sexual content on the Web, there is a compelling need to examine the impact of these exposures on teens' sexual health. ..
- Stress, Identity, and Mental HealthIlan Meyer; Fiscal Year: 2005..Practically, it can direct us toward areas that could be targeted for public health and clinical interventions. ..
- Informed Consent in Private Sector Mental Health ResearchJill Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2004..Additionally, the results will begin to provide a basis for valid recommendations to address the ethical challenges raised by the privatization of medical research. ..
- The Impact of HMO's on DispartiesKevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004..If the study hypotheses are confirmed, the findings will underscore the need for HMOs to track and address disparities among their members if the Healthy People 2010 for the elimination of disparities is to be achieved. ..
- ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIESRajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002....