90:271 Sociology of Health, Illness, and Disease [Hanemaayer]

Prerequisites: 90:154 or 90:155.

This course examines different ways in which social and cultural factors cause (directly and indirectly) stress, disease and illness conditions. Their relationship to physical and mental health will also be explored. The types of factors include: age, sex, lifestyles and patterns of socialization, social environments and social organizations in which the individual participates.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 90:271 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Ariane Hanemaayer