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  • Author:
    Alan G Davis
  • ISBN:
    006312128X
  • ISBN13:
    978-0063121287
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    HarperEducational; 2nd edition (1993)
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    475 pages
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The sociology of health and illness, alternatively the sociology of health and wellness (or simply health sociology), examines the interaction between society and health. The 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 in relation to social institutions such as family, employment, and school.

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This paper will examine these factors in the context of the Australian general practice setting. It is timely because recent government financial incentives have been provided to increase the number of nurses employed in this sector and also to expand their role.

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health and illness in Australia. Published 1988 by Harper & Row Publishers in Sydney, New York. Australia, Health facilities, Medical care, Public health, Social medicine.

Australia is a high income country, and this is reflected in the good status of health of the population overall. In 2011, Australia ranked 2nd on the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Index, indicating the level of development of a country. Despite the overall good status of health, the disparities occurring in the Australian healthcare system are a problem

Health State of wellbeing in which the individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, ca. .

A state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Relates to the efficient functioning of the body and its systems, and includes the physical capacity to perform tasks and physical fitness. State of wellbeing in which the individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. Being able to interact with others and participate in the community in both.

The Australian health system provides specialised treatment services to help people with a range of health concerns, including mental illness and . Suicide is a significant public health problem in Australia and internationally

In 2016–17, GPs provided about one-third (31%) of the 1. million mental health-related services that were subsidised by Medicare. Suicide is a significant public health problem in Australia and internationally. Between 2007 and 2016, the age-adjusted suicide rate for males rose from 16 to 18 per 100,000 population, and from 5 to 6 per 100,000 population for females.