Translation of medicalize in Spanish:

medicalize

Pronunciation /ˈmɛdəkəˌlaɪz//ˈmɛdɪk(ə)lʌɪz/

transitive verb

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    (aging/childbirth) ver como un problema médico
    • Hence the tendency to medicalise it, treat it as a health problem.
    • There are a lot of other factors to consider and we shouldn't medicalize all human behavior.
    • In the 1970s, and associated with the women's health movement, feminist sociologists began to study the way that motherhood was medicalized.
    • This move to pathologize and medicalize every human emotion and behavior is succeeding if one believes IMS America, which tracks the pharmaceutical companies.
    • We agree that illiteracy is not a disease that needs to be medicalized.
    • ‘We have medicalized our white, Anglo-Saxon society to the point where it is ludicrous,’ he said.
    • According to Illich, doctors had medicalized various aspects of life, including ageing, death, pain, patients' expectations, and healing and preventive therapies.
    • The long tradition of representing illness as a punishment for sin was continued when sexual behaviour was medicalised and transformed into morbidity.
    • They can be considered to be the most important effort to medicalise sexuality in the 20th century.
    • And what does it mean to medicalize human suffering?
    • If we're self-medicating, who decided to medicalise these emotions in the first place?
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • ‘There is a huge move towards diagnosing and medicalising these problems,’ she says.
    • 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.
    • I do worry about the fact that we medicalise everything.
    • This era of social reorganization and professionalization also brought the first widespread attempt to medicalize drunkenness.
    • His comments prompt questions about whether raising awareness of social anxiety disorder may in fact be medicalising shyness.
    • 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.
    • 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.