In Western societies, 'lifestyle' as an explanation for health and illness has become increasingly popular. Lifestyle in Medicine explores the ambiguity of the term 'lifestyle' and the way it is conceived and applied within medicine. Based on real doctor-patient consultations and in-depth interviews with doctors, the book discusses: the history behind current medical use of lifestyle the variable usage of the 'lifestyle' concept in different medical settings critical writings and recent shifts in ...

Lifestyle in Medicine 2006, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415356855

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Lifestyle in Medicine 2006, Routledge, London, England

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