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Sick Role

"Sick Role" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Set of expectations that exempt persons from responsibility for their illness and exempt them from usual responsibilities.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sick Role" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Sick Role" was a major or minor topic of these publication.