tfch10 - Chapter Ten: Health Issues 1. The allopathic...

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Chapter Ten: Health Issues 1. The allopathic approach to medicine is dominant in much of the Western world. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 2. Naturopathic remedies are an example of the allopathic approach to medicine. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 3. Parsons argued that sickness is associated with its own social role. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 4. According to Parsons, those who are sick to have the right to health care regardless of economic circumstances. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 5. Some forms of illness lend themselves more easily to the rights of the sick role than others. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 6. About a quarter of North Americans rely on complimentary and alternative medicines. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 7. Public health measures came about with growing urbanization. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 8. The death rate from infectious diseases such as influenza and pneumonia has dropped by about a third since the 1920s. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 9. Conflict theory can be criticized for overlooking the family-household context in its attempt to explain the uneven distribution of health and illness. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 10. Symbolic interactionism looks at the moral meanings that attach to different types of illness. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 11. According to Hardey, the Internet has enabled sick people to become producers as well as consumers of health information. a. *TRUE
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