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sociology

 [so″se-ol´ah-je]
the scientific study of social relationships and phenomena.

sociology

/so·ci·ol·o·gy/ (so″se-ol´ah-je) the scientific study of social relationships and phenomena.

sociology

[sō′sē·ol′əjē]
Etymology: L, socius + Gk, logos, science
the study of group behavior within a society.

sociology,

n the study of group behavior within a society.

Patient discussion about sociology

Q. i suffer from fear of heights ... is there any sociological way to treat it and make it less effective?

A. Fear of heights is a very common specific phobia, in psychiatric terms. Nowadays the best way of therapy is called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT),in which a person learns how to deal with the phobia through cognitive thinking in steps. It is a very recommended method in psychology/ psychiatry these days.

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Firstly, physical space is the domain of materiality of the sociocultural system and the bearer of meaning in it.
In summary, the discussion highlights the between-nation differences in people's values, the extent to which they may be significantly influenced by the three components of the sociocultural systems in societies.
In the Amazon rainforest, the aquatic ecosystem and its resources are the basis of the economic and sociocultural systems.