Social Construction of Self for Persons with Aphasia: When Language As a Cultural Tool is Impaired.

Social Construction of Self for Persons with Aphasia: When Language As a Cultural Tool is Impaired.

This article addresses the impact of aphasia on construction or storying of self, particularly the way in which one’s ability to manipulate one’s social/cultural tool kit is impaired when language as a tool is disrupted. If language is essential to the construction of the self, how does one participate in self-construction in the face of […]

Prescribed Minimum Benefits--Quagmire Or Foundation for Social Health Reform?(Special Article)

Prescribed Minimum Benefits–Quagmire Or Foundation for Social Health Reform?(Special Article)

The concept of a minimum level of care is central to the facilitation and achievement of a more equitable and efficient quality health care system in South Africa. The National Health Act (1) mandates that ‘the Minister must, within the limits of available resources ensure the provision of such essential health services, which must at […]

Zu Talcott Parsons - “The social system of modern medical practice” - Chapter 10: The Case of modern medical practice

Zu Talcott Parsons – “The social system of modern medical practice” – Chapter 10: The Case of modern medical practice

Die Motivation, sich mit diesem englischen Text zu befassen, kam erstens aus dem persönlichen Interesse an englischer Sprache, und zweitens aus dem Erstaunen, wie jemand eine recht komplexe Angelegenheit, wie in diesem Fall der Kommunikation zwischen Arzt und Patient, zielgerichtet pragmatisch und verhältnismäßig ‘ einfach’ eine verhaltensorientierte Theorie erstellt hat. Je mehr ich mich anfangs […]

Multicare Medical Center V. Department Of Social And Health Services

Multicare Medical Center V. Department Of Social And Health Services

The present case tests the legality of the Department of Social and Health Services’ (DSHS) variable ratable reductions to MI-GAU reimbursement payments to participating hospitals. The trial court invalidated the program and held that DSHS was not purchasing MI-GAU hospital care as authorized by RCW 74.09.120. We reverse.

Social Dominance and Forceful Submission Fantasies: Feminine Pathology Or Power?(Report)

Social Dominance and Forceful Submission Fantasies: Feminine Pathology Or Power?(Report)

Jenise slowly unlocked his manacled wrists. Perhaps she had made a mistake. [Gian] was much more imposing standing before her, unchained! … He expertly cornered her. His large hands reaching under her hood, tossing it back…. “Turn and face the wall.” … A deep growling sound of hunger issued from the male throat behind her…. […]

Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence (US Social Security Administration Regulation) (SSA) (2018 Edition)

Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence (US Social Security Administration Regulation) (SSA) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence (US Social Security Administration Regulation) (SSA) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 We are revising our medical evidence rules. The revisions include redefining several key terms related to evidence, revising our rules about acceptable medical sources […]

Human Sexuality in Medical Social Work

Human Sexuality in Medical Social Work

Particularly valuable to social workers and health care personnel, this timely volume offers practical guidelines and unique treatment approaches to use with clients who have sex-related problems. Experts address sexual health and social work intervention in sexual problems. They also present important information on significant health problems–cancer, chronic illness; patient characteristics; and special issues, which […]