Psychology and Sociology for Paramedicals

by D Subbarao

A concise book to develop a sound understanding of not only physiology, anatomy, pharmacology but also acquire basic knowledge of psychology and sociology to know life stages, behavior patterns from childhood to old age, emotional and social behavior, basic needs and motives, conflicts, adjustments, group behavior, the process of learning, personality make up, change of attitudes, motivating individuals and groups in improving health standards, etc. Includes a study of sociological aspects to understand groups (primary, secondary), and various social processes like cooperation, conflict, adjustment. Also informs about laws, traditions, customs in the society, social control, social stratification, characteristics of urban and rural communities, administrative patterns of panchayats, municipalities and corporations, role of community health services (PHC, Taluk and district level, state level, hospitals) and health services and so on. The present book will be useful as a text book. This should be followed by further reading of reference books and clarification and clearing of doubts from the teaching staff of vocational colleges. Fields visits to important institutions followed by some case studies will go a long way to enrich the knowledge skills and change of attitudes.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Subbarao D C/o Mr JP Durjati, Kailash Vocational Junior College, MJ Market, Hyderabad
ISBN 9788180617874
Speciality Paramedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10684
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2006
Pages 158
Book Type Textbook


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