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Name: Health in the United States
ID: m42931
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Understand how social epidemiology can be applied to health in the United States
  • Explain disparities of health based on gender, socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity
  • Give an overview of mental health and disability issues in the United States
  • Explain the terms stigma and medicalization
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Anxiety disorders, Disability, Impairment, Medicalization, Mood disorders, Personality disorders, Stereotype interchangeability, Stigmatization
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 30, 2012 9:26 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 3:53 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.4 Jul 29, 2013 3:53 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
Dead links fixed.

Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 11:30 am -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
Changed links for "Further Research".

Version: 1.2 May 18, 2012 2:50 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 2:31 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
Created module

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