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Descriptor in English: Sociology, Medical
Descriptor in Spanish: Sociología Médica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sociologia Médica
Descriptor in French: Sociologie médicale
Entry term(s): Medical Sociology
Sociology of Medicine
Tree number(s): F04.096.879.757.400
H02.790
I01.880.859
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
History Note: 80(78); was see under SOCIOLOGY 1978-79
DeCS UI: 13347
Descriptor UI: D012962
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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