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1 Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach 7/e
James M. Henslin Chapter Nineteen: Medicine and Health This multimedia product and its contents are protected under copyright law. The following are prohibited by law: any public performance or display, including transmission of any image over a network; preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any images; any rental, lease, or lending of the program. Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

2 Sociology and the Study of Medicine and Health
Role of Sociology in the Study Study Influence of Self-Regulation, Bureaucracy, and Profit Motive Study How Illness is More than Biology Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

3 Symbolic Interactionist Perspective
Role of Culture in Defining Health and Illness The Components of Health Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

4 The Functionalist Perspective
The Sick Role Elements of the Sick Role Ambiguity of the Sick Role Gatekeepers to the Sick Role Gender Differences in the Sick Role Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

5 The Conflict Perspective
Effects of Global Stratification on Health Care Establishing a Monopoly on U.S. Health Care The Professionalism of Medicine The Monopoly of Medicine Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

6 Historical Patterns of Health
Physical Health Leading Causes of Death Were Americans Healthier in Past? Mental Health Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

7 Issues in Health Care Medical Care: Right or Commodity?
Social Inequality Malpractice Suits and Defensive Medicine Medical Incompetence Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

8 Issues in Health Care Depersonalization: The Medical Cash Machine
Conflict of Interest Medical Fraud Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

9 Issues in Health Care Sexism in Medicine The Medicalization of Society
Medically Assisted Suicide Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

10 Curbing Costs: Issues in Health Insurance
HMOs—Health Maintenance Organizations Diagnosis Related Groups National Health Insurance Rationing Medical Care Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

11 Threats to Health HIV/AIDS Origin of AIDS Transmission of AIDS
Gender, Race-Ethnicity, and AIDS Stigma of AIDS Is there a Cure? Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

12 Threats to Health Obesity Drugs Disabling Environments Alcohol
Nicotine Disabling Environments Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

13 Threats to Health Misguided, Foolish, and Callous Experiments
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment Cold War Experiments Playing God Globalization of Disease Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

14 The Search for Alternatives
Treatment or Prevention? Alternative Medicine Health Care in Global Perspective Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

15 The Future of Medicine In U.S.—Continued Fee-For-Service
Cigarette Smoking Decrease Increased Knowledge of Genes Increased Technology Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2005

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