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Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine

An Illustrated Colour Text

4th Edition - November 29, 2018

Authors: Edwin Roland van Teijlingen, Gerald M Humphris

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 7 0 2 0 - 6 2 9 8 - 8

Now in its fourth edition, this definitive and popular introduction to human behaviour in the context of health and illness includes three new chapters, many new contributors an… Read more

Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine

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Now in its fourth edition, this definitive and popular introduction to human behaviour in the context of health and illness includes three new chapters, many new contributors and a new co-editor.

It is arranged in nine sections to cover the core concepts of psychology and sociology as they apply to medicine.

The life cycle

Development of the person

Society and health

Preventing illness and promoting health

Illness, behaviour and the doctor-patient encounter

Illness and disability

Coping with illness and disability

Hoe do health services work

How do you fit into all this?