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The Medicalization of Society.



The Medicalization medicalization Social medicine A term for the erroneous tendency by society–often perpetuated by health professionals–to view effects of socioeconomic disadvantage as purely medical issues  of Society

Peter Conrad Peter Conrad or Conradi may refer to several people:
  • Charles "Pete" Conrad (1930-1999) was an United States astronaut.
  • Peter Conrad (academic) (b. 1948) an Australian academic long resident in the United Kingdom.
 

Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University, mainly at Baltimore, Md. Johns Hopkins in 1867 had a group of his associates incorporated as the trustees of a university and a hospital, endowing each with $3.5 million. Daniel C.  Press

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THE MEDICALIZATION OF SOCIETY: ON THE TRANSFORMATION OF HUMAN CONDITIONS INTO TREATABLE DISORDERS provides an overview of a field which recounts our love/hate relationship with the health professionals and the business side of health care systems, making for a complex analysis perfect for college-level health libraries and social science collections alike. Chapters build on over thirty years of research to explore trends in health care, treatment, and perceptions of health and the human condition, using common medical problems to consider their changing treatment and its implications for society as a whole.
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