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The editors have compiled a useful anthology of articles devoted to one of the key subjects of medicine: the conceptualization of health and disability. The book is divided into six parts. The initial part deals with basic reflections from a variety of philosophic, social, and economic perspectives. Essays on the role of medicine, the meaning of being healthy and being sick, together with a sociologic analysis of these concepts in terms of American values, and a copy of the constitution guiding the World Health Organization, are included.
The second part provides pertinent historical perspectives and contains original work by notable
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Concepts of Health and Disease. Interdisciplinary Perspectives.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:797–798. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-6-797_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(6_part_1):797-798.
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