Public Health And Social Aspects : Some Selected Essays

Public Health And Social Aspects : Some Selected Essays

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The Importance Of Social Sciences And Its Application In The Field Of Public Health Is Being Gradually Recognised Both By Social Scientists And Medical Scientists. It Has Been Realised That Many Of Today S Health Problems Are Attributed To Social And Environment Has Definite Impact On The Morbidity Pattern And More So, In Rural Areas And Urban Slums. For Instance, Many Of The Non-Communicable DisAnEases Like Coronary Heart Diseases, Diabetes, Hypertension, Stress Diseases Are Related To Lifestyle Of The People. Moreover, The Effects Of Social Environment Are Reflected In The Complex Of Psychosocial Aspects And Includes Attitudes, Beliefs, Customs And Value System Of Society. Till Date, Not Many Social Scientists Or Public Health Specialists Either Singularly Or Jointly Have Undertaken Community Based Field Studies To Correlate The Social Aspects Of Health And Disease.The Importance Of Health Education, A Newly Emerging Speciality, Has Been Realised During Last Few Decade, But Not Much EmphaAnSis Has Been Laid By The Health Administrators For Its Application In Preventive And Control Strategies Laid Down In Various National Health Programmes.The Present Book, Divided Into Five SecAnTions, Is Collection Of Twenty Eight Articles Dealing With Varieties Of Social Issues And Educational Aspects On Health. Section I Deals With Social Aspects Of Few Communicable Diseases Like Measles, Diarrhoeal Diseases, Std Etc. Section Ii Focusses On Psychosocial Aspects Of Blindness. The Next Section HighAnLights On The Utilisation Of Family Planning And Mch Services. Section Iv Deals With DifferAnEnt Aspects Of Health Education, Namely SmokAnIng And Its Hazards, Medicosocial Problems Of Youth, Problems Of Geriatric Population Etc. Section V Covering Six Articles, Deals With Medicosocial Problems Of Paraplegics And Orphans, Woman To Woman Education In Health Care, Scope Of Health System Research In MchMotor vehicle accidents, drowning and barns happen to be the predominant causes of accidental deaths among 5-24 years age group in U.S.A In India also accidental deaths are on increase particularly road accidents which account foranbsp;...

Title:Public Health And Social Aspects : Some Selected Essays
Author: Col. P.K. Dutta
Publisher:Atlantic Publishers & Dist - 1998-01-01

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