Feb 20, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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HPM 319 - Sociology of Health and Illness


1 semester, 3 credits-

Explores the social aspects of health and illness, the relationship of illness to the organization of society, and the organization of medical care-the distribution of correlates of mortality and morbidity, attitudes toward illness, the sick role, the organization of therapeutic settings, the economics, and the politics. Health delivery systems are evaluated cross-culturally and proposals for change in the American health system are critiqued. Same as SOC 319.


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