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1Presented by Maryam T Siddiqui Sociology Chapter 19Health and MedicinePresented by Maryam T Siddiqui
2Culture and HealthPerspectivesSocial EpidemiologyHealth Care in The U.SMental Health
3Culture and HealthPerspectivesSocial EpidemiologyHealth Care in The U.SMental Health
4Culture bound syndrome Culture and HealthCulture bound syndromeillness that cannot be understood a part from its specific social contextex. Anorexia nervosa
5Culture and HealthPerspectivesSocial EpidemiologyHealth Care in The U.SMental Health
6Culture and HealthPerspectivesSocial EpidemiologyHealth Care in The U.SMental Health
7How do you define health? PerspectivesHow do you define health?
8Perspectives Labeling Approach Analogy –nonconformity: criminal Overshadow other aspects of a person ex: person with AIDSConflict ApproachThe Medicalization of Societythe medical modelInequities in Health Carebrain drainFunctionalist ApproachPatient takes on the “sick role”Physician –Patient relationship like Parent – Child RelationshipInteractionalist ApproachPatients are not passiveHow physician learn their rolePatient’s independenceFunctionalistConflictInteractionalistLabeling
9PerspectivesSocial EpidemiologyHealth Care in The U.SMental Health
10Social Epidemiology Social Class Race and Ethnicity Gender Age Incidence – # cases of a specific disorder during a period of timePrevalence – # of cases of a specific disorder that exist at a given timeMorbidity rate – incidents of deathSocial ClassRace and EthnicityGenderAge
11Social EpidemiologyHealth Care in The U.SMental Health
12Health Care in The U.S What Health Insurance Is The Health Insurance CrisisThe Role of Government
15BibliographyManzo, Joseph. Teacher at Staten Island Technical High School. (Kingsborough College Now Program). Personal Communication.Schaefer, Richard T. Sociology 11th Edition. Copyright Published by McGraw-Hill. New York, NY.