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Social aspects of illness, disease, and sickness absence

Halvor Nordby

Social aspects of illness, disease, and sickness absence

by Halvor Nordby

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Published by Unipub in Oslo, Norway .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Diseases,
  • Sick leave,
  • Social aspects,
  • Sick Leave,
  • Socioeconomic Factors,
  • Absenteeism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementHalvor Nordby, Rolf Rønning, & Gunnar Tellnes (eds.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5115.6.S34 S65 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25277184M
    ISBN 108274774809
    ISBN 109788274774803
    LC Control Number2012360157
    OCLC/WorldCa701012228

    A discussion of health, disease, illness, and sickness then leads to the consideration of how health is measured. Chapter 2 considers how health is constructed, that is, how health as a concept has been conceived by human beings sharing meanings that name, categorize, and codify. Sickness definition is - ill health: illness. How to use sickness in a sentence.

    The sociology of health and illness, alternatively the sociology of health and wellness (or simply health sociology), examines the interaction between society and objective of this topic is to see how social life affects morbidity and mortality rate, and vice versa. This aspect of sociology differs from medical sociology in that this branch of sociology discusses health and illness. the absence of disease and infinity, as well as the presence of physical, mental, and social wellbeing disease (book) A discrete natural entity that can be clinically identified and treated by a health professional. illness (book) the individual patient's experience of being unwell. sickness. an individual's public expression of illness.

    The frequency of a child with a chronic illness is not as low as we might imagine. A study on the prevalence and impact of chronic illness among adolescents estimated that % of the adolescents in the United States had one or more a chronic illness, with 4% of the paediatric population sustaining significant limitations in functioning. Unlike a child who has a temporary medical condition such as the flu, the child with a chronic illness must cope with knowing that the disease is permanent, incurable and may even get worse with time. The young child, unable to understand why the sickness occurred, may assume it .


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Social Aspects of Illness, Disease and Sickness Absence. This book offers new and original perspectives on the current debate. It seeks to understand long-term sickness absence by analysing basic concepts like illness, disease, and sickness, and by seeing sickness as a relation between individuals and their psycho-social environments.

Social Aspects of Illness, Disease and Sickness Absence. Wornie Reed. Contemporary Sociology 5, Social Aspects of Illness, Disease and Sickness Absence Show all authors. Wornie Reed. Wornie Reed. See all articles by this author.

Search Google Scholar for this by: 3. The concept trilogy of “illness,” “disease,” and “sickness” is used to capture different aspects of ill health. Design: Cross sectional data were obtained through comprehensive interview surveys – and registers of sickness absence.

Because of lack of data some years had to be excluded. Settings: Swedish by:   Concepts such as disease and health can be difficult to define precisely. Part of the reason for this is that they embody value judgments and are rooted in metaphor. The precise meaning of terms like health, healing and wholeness is likely to remain elusive, because the disconcerting openness of the outlook gained from experience alone resists the reduction of first-person judgments (including Cited by:   Social Aspects of HealthSocial Aspects of Health Minority status healthMinority status health:: There is strong association between ethnicity andThere is strong association between ethnicity and health statushealth status.

some of variations in health outcome may besome of variations in health outcome may be explained by differences in. illness (or sickness) is a more subjective concept related to personal experience of a disease (AIHW ).

There are many diseases that can afflict the human body, ranging from common colds to cancers. The 2 main categories of disease that may lead to ill health are infectious and chronic diseases. Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity [1].

As stated by the World Health Organization inhealth describes more than the mere integrity of the physical body. It depicts the wholesomeness of a human being understood as a composition of bodily, emotional, intellectual, and social as well as material parts, in.

The model assumes that the individual voluntarily accepts the sick role. It also assumes that the individual may not comply with expectations of the sick role, may not give up social obligations, may resist dependency, and may avoid the public sick role if their illness is stigmatized.

Addressing social determinants of health is a primary approach to achieving health equity. Health equity is “when everyone has the opportunity to ‘attain their full health potential’ and no one is ‘disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of their social position or other socially determined circumstance’”.

7 Health equity has also been defined as “the absence of. state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely as the absence of disease or infirmity” (p.). Rather than restricting health to an absence of illness, health was conceptualized more in terms of the presence of absolute and positive qualities.

This holistic and more utopian view of health. The World Health Organization defines health as "A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and does not consist only of the absence of disease or infirmity." A disease is any abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort, dysfunction or distress to the person affected or those in contact with the person.

Sickness absence as a measure of health status and functioning: from the UK Whitehall II study. J Epidemiol Community Health ; 17) Rael EGS, Stansfeld SA, Shipley M, Head J, Feeney A, Marmot M. Sickness absence in the Whitehall II study, London: the role of social support and material problems.

How Social & Cultural Factors Relate to Health & Illness • Social scientists designate a difference between disease and illness: Illness is the personal, social, & cultural influences on the experience of impairment, pathology, & disease Disease is the physiological process of pathology.

Social isolation is considered a risk factor in the development of disease and in the disability that can occur in the course of existing has been included as well in the measure of quality of life and thus is an outcome as well as a risk factor. A consideration of social isolation almost always occurs in the context of social support, and the two in most cases are used interchangeably.

to define it formally, health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. We take health as being free from diseases but it is much more than just the absence of a disease.

Good health may enable us to do well at work and in life. Good health involves proper functioning of all body organs. It. The medical eligibility requirements for Social Security disability or SSI disability vary depending on the medical condition that keeps someone from working.

If you are denied disability benefits after your initial application, it make sense to learn the SSA requirements for your specific illness or injury, as well as what functional restrictions your doctor should be placing on you for that. What is social epidemiology.

a) The study of why some diseases are stigmatized and others are not b) The study of why diseases spread c) The study of the mental health of a society d) The study of the causes and distribution of diseases.

Health, or lack of health, was once merely attributed to biological or natural conditions. Sociologists have demonstrated that the spread of diseases is heavily influenced by the socioeconomic status of individuals, ethnic traditions or beliefs, and other cultural factors.

Where medical research might gather statistics on a disease, a sociological perspective of an illness would provide. The importance of personality, emotion, and social environment in the development of cardiovascular disease is a subject of controversy, but there is evidence that anger, whether expressed openly or repressed, is associated with an increased risk of hypertension (Everson et al., ).

Job-related stress is also important. According to World Health Organization (WHO), health is ‘a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity’- (WHO ). It can be defined as the absence of disease, a state of health unless symptoms .Sociology assumes that a functioning society depends upon healthy people and upon controlling illness.

In examining social constructs of health and illness, sociologist Talcott Parsons identified what he called “ the sick role,” or the social definition of, the behavior of, and the behavior toward those whom society defines as s identified four components to the sick role.World leaders and international organisations have slowly woken up to the impact of the most prevalent infectious diseases.

The World Health Organisation has declared TB, HIV and malaria global emergencies. Reducing the spread and treating HIV, TB, malaria, and other diseases is also one of the Millennium Development Goals.