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Lecture 8

Lecture 8

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC2101
Professor
Kristen Tole
Semester
Fall

Description
Epistemology  How do you know what you know  Experience  Language  Physical symptoms Lay . Medical concepts?  Clash  Language  Understanding from professionals  Retaining lay concepts after training: doctors forget how to talk to the social  Communication: patients have a hard time getting access to their files  Shared beliefs: we may share beliefs in that we should get better, but have differing views in how we should go about doing that What constitutes disease?  Eg. “old age”  Is not put on the death certificate  Death is viewed as pathological  “dying is natural”: not so much anymore, you are hooked up to machines, you are given drugs  Heart failure in someone over 80 vs. a
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