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Descriptor English: Sociology, Medical
Descriptor Spanish: Sociología Médica
Descriptor Portuguese: Sociologia Médica
Descriptor French: Sociologie médicale
Entry term(s): Medical Sociology
Sociology of Medicine
Tree number(s): F04.096.879.757.400
H02.790
I01.880.859
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012962
Scope note: The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
Annotation: use for the specialty only
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Sociology (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 80; was see under SOCIOLOGY 1978-79
History Note: 80(78); was see under SOCIOLOGY 1978-79
Entry Version: SOCIOL MED
DeCS ID: 13347
Unique ID: D012962
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2014/06/16
Sociology, Medical - Preferred
Concept UI M0020089
Scope note The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
Preferred term Sociology, Medical
Entry term(s) Medical Sociology
Sociology of Medicine



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