Science concept - Science: natural, applied, social and behavioral, formal - Context and product of the phenomenon Science - Belief, knowledge, scientific knowledge
Sociology of health
a) Body, health and society (introduction) - The environmental determinants of health - The cultural determinants of health - The subjective determinants of health - Medicine and Medicine - Therapeutic behavior - The therapeutic triangle - The disease as a cultural and social dimension - The Transition epidemiology - Acuity, chronicity, degeneration.
Part III - Sociology of the disease
b) The subjective experience of the disease - Body, incorporation and culture - The sick body, the body that heals - The pragmatic and cultural readings of the body and the disease - The chronic disease: coping, strategy and style.
c) Methodology of narrative research on the disease ("narrative of the disease"). The therapeutic relationship - The narration in medicine - The narrative medicine - The narratives of the disease.
d) The hospital form - The hospital as a complex organization - The hospital as an institution - The hospital as a total institution - The experience of hospitalization.