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Behavioural Science 3 (Medical Sociology)

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Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2019-2020

Course director

Dr. Zsuzsanna FÜZESI (zsuzsa.fuzesi@aok.pte.hu), professor

Department of Behavioural Sciences

Subject data

Code of subject: OSE-SZO-T  |  2 credit  |  Dentistry |  Elective module  |  spring

Prerequisites: -

Number of hours/semester

28 lectures + 0 practices + 0 seminars = total of 28 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 1 – max. 150 person

Topic

Medical sociology deals with the sociological and behavioural factors influencing the health status and health care. Acquiring the theoretical and practical basis of sociology at this course, students will be able to realize and understand the basic patterns of behaviour in maintenance of health, in the development of illness, and in the process of treatment and care in the context of the society. Main research issues of sociology: epidemiology of chronic diseases; health and illness behaviour; sociological-economical aspects of health care; models of development in health care; alternative medicine.

Lectures

  • 1. Introduction. Sociological approaches to health and medicine - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 2. Introduction. Sociological approaches to health and medicine - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 3. Measuring health and illness. Social causes of illness. - Dr. Varga József
  • 4. Measuring health and illness. Social causes of illness. - Dr. Varga József
  • 5. Models of health and illness. - Dr. Varga József
  • 6. Models of health and illness. - Dr. Varga József
  • 7. Labelling behaviour, illness as a deviance. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 8. Labelling behaviour, illness as a deviance. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 9. Illness behaviour - Dr. Varga József
  • 10. Illness behaviour - Dr. Varga József
  • 11. Coping with illness - Dr. Varga József
  • 12. Coping with illness - Dr. Varga József
  • 13. Models of doctor-patient relationship. - Dr. Varga József
  • 14. Models of doctor-patient relationship. - Dr. Varga József
  • 15. Doctor-patient communication. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 16. Doctor-patient communication. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 17. Professional socialization of medical students. The hidden curriculum. - Dr. Varga József
  • 18. Professional socialization of medical students. The hidden curriculum. - Dr. Varga József
  • 19. Clinical autonomy - Dr. Varga József
  • 20. Clinical autonomy - Dr. Varga József
  • 21. Inequalities in health, types of health care - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 22. Inequalities in health, types of health care - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 23. Delivering and evaluating health care - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 24. Delivering and evaluating health care - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 25. Social basis of disease, social role of medicine. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 26. Social basis of disease, social role of medicine. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 27. Summary, overview. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • 28. Summary, overview. - Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna

Practices

Seminars

Reading material

Obligatory literature

Bradby, H.: Medical Sociology: An Introduction, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, 2009.
Armstrong, D.: An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicine, 4th edition, Wright, London, 1994.

Literature developed by the Department

-

Notes

-

Recommended literature

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Conditions for acceptance of the semester

According to Code of Studies and Examinations.

Mid-term exams

-

Making up for missed classes

-

Exam topics/questions

Semester exam:
Written multiple choice test, 50-60 questions. Bettering the exam grade: oral exam.

Study materials for the exam:
Reference book and handouts of lectures (format: ppt, pdf).

Questions of oral exam: titles and subtitles of the lectures and the reference book.
Further details about the exam can be found on Neptun.

Examiners

  • Dr. Faubl Nóra Klára
  • Dr. Füzesi Zsuzsanna
  • Dr. Varga József

Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars