History, social


History, social
An account of a patient that puts his illness or behavior in context. It may include aspects of the patient’s developmental, family, and medical history, as well as relevant information on life events, social class, race, religion, and occupation. Useful for designing treatment plans, especially for psychiatric or neurological illness.

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