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An introduction to the sociology of medicine: how popular beliefs about the body, food, and disease affect patients' views of illness and remedies and relations with health care professionals. Organized as a teaching textbook, with recommended additional readings, references cited, and questions on the contents of chapters. This is a part of medical education too widely neglected.
Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals. Ann Intern Med. ;113:642. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-113-8-642_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;113(8):642.
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