In an interesting and important article Wieteke van Dijk and colleagues argue that societal developments and values influence the practice of medicine, and thus can result in both medicalisation
Zero or scant medicalisation
, meaning a predominant focus on psychological aspects.
326-327)--meme si une telle medicalisation
ne fait pas l'unanimite, et est deja recusee par un de Gerando, par exemple (p.
The author's foreword and conclusion provide a useful (although arguably not impartial) overview of some of the current theoretical debates on the issue for anybody interested in this topic, as well as broader issues such as medicalisation
of pregnancy and disability rights.
I think birth has become too medical, it's the over medicalisation
of a natural process," said Diane.
Neither was there any significant coverage of the four debates I had in the past 12 months on disease mongering, the medicalisation
of society and the over- and mis- prescription of dangerous drugs.
SINCE corporal punishment was scrapped in state schools, we have seen medicalisation
Michael Odent called The Farmer and the Obstetrician which is a wake up call about society's medicalisation
For, while this book is an undoubted tour de force that interprets and synthesises a wide range of material on the medicalisation
of homosexuality, Terry never takes her eye off her political agenda, thus seriously weakening the work's worth.
They want to read, not about the politics of the Olympics or the great communications corporation tie-ups, but about the world as it is encountered: a world increasingly dominated by single people; by later child-rearing, one-child families; a world of increased medicalisation
, travel, spiritual search; a world of cultural self-fashioning, but also a world of increased ethical awareness that is not yet connected to a politics that anyone can believe in.
Janine Smith's contribution, `Shifts in Community Health Care', deals sensitively with the issues surrounding the medicalisation
of community health.
et a l'acceleration du processus de medicalisation
de l'ensemble des activites hospitalieres (renforcement du pouvoir medical, dietetique, horaire des visites, calendrier des interventions chirurgicales, etc.