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The Patient pp 17-24 | Cite as

The Sick Role

  • Hoyle Leigh
  • Morton F. Reiser

Keywords

Role Expectation Normal Role Role Responsibility Industrial Accident Sick Person 
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References

Recommended Reading

  1. Parsons T: The Social System. New York, The Free Press, 1951.Google Scholar
  2. Teaddle AC: The concepts of sick role and illness behavior, in Lipowski ZJ (ed): Advances in Psychosomatic Mesicine. Vol 8: Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Illness, Basel, Karger, 1972, pp 162-179.Google Scholar

References

  1. Freidson E: The sociology of medicine. Curr Sociol x/xi:3, 1962.Google Scholar
  2. Parsons T: The Social System. New York, The Free Press, 1951.Google Scholar

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© Hoyle Leigh and Morton F. Reiser 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoyle Leigh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Morton F. Reiser
    • 3
  1. 1.Yale University School of MedicineYale-New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison and Outpatient ServicesYale-New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychiatryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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