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Series: Sozialwissenschaftliche Tagungsberichte / Social Science Conference Reports

Medical Sociology: Research on Chronic Illness

Edited by Thomas Abel, Siegfried Geyer, Uta Gerhardt, Johannes Siegrist, Wim van den Heuvel
Bonn: Informationszentrum Sozialwissenschaften 1993
(Sozialwissenschaftliche Tagungsberichte; Volume 3)
388 pages, pbk.
ISBN 3-8206-0091-4
ISSN 0934-5469
24,- DM (remainder)

The volume comprises 15 papers on different aspects of chronic illnesses (cancer, chronic heart disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis among others), which were presented at the third conference of the "European Society for Medical Sociology" held in September 1990 in Marburg, Germany.

In an introductory essay, the relevance of the basic sociological theories for the study of chronic illnesses is explored. The following papers are organised into five chapters:

 

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