In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(childbirth/aging) ver como un problema médico
- ‘We have medicalized our white, Anglo-Saxon society to the point where it is ludicrous,’ he said.
- Hence the tendency to medicalise it, treat it as a health problem.
- However well meaning our action may be, it medicalises the child's condition: the parents may well feel that their child must have a serious problem because he or she is ‘under’ a specialist.
- If we're self-medicating, who decided to medicalise these emotions in the first place?
- His comments prompt questions about whether raising awareness of social anxiety disorder may in fact be medicalising shyness.
- The long tradition of representing illness as a punishment for sin was continued when sexual behaviour was medicalised and transformed into morbidity.
- And what does it mean to medicalize human suffering?
- While once children were called stupid, lazy, naughty or obstinate, now we have many syndromes and disorders - all still imperfectly understood - that medicalise their behaviour.
- ‘There is a huge move towards diagnosing and medicalising these problems,’ she says.
- I do worry about the fact that we medicalise everything.
- According to Illich, doctors had medicalized various aspects of life, including ageing, death, pain, patients' expectations, and healing and preventive therapies.
- In the 1970s, and associated with the women's health movement, feminist sociologists began to study the way that motherhood was medicalized.
- There are a lot of other factors to consider and we shouldn't medicalize all human behavior.
- This era of social reorganization and professionalization also brought the first widespread attempt to medicalize drunkenness.
- By medicalising their behavior we give medicine and the state the remit to involuntarily detain and medicate such people to prevent them from behaving in ways society finds intolerable.
- We agree that illiteracy is not a disease that needs to be medicalized.
- This move to pathologize and medicalize every human emotion and behavior is succeeding if one believes IMS America, which tracks the pharmaceutical companies.
- This is especially motivated by concerns within the psychiatric profession and the general public that mental disorders are being overdiagnosed, and ordinary human problems are being medicalized.
- They can be considered to be the most important effort to medicalise sexuality in the 20th century.
- Their conceptualization of their own suffering and their response to the resulting trauma stood in sharp contrast to the Western propensity to medicalize human suffering.
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