Moreover, treatment intervenes as an antagonistic force that misunderstands and pathologizes
the logic of Giselle's behaviour in terms that rhetorically echo the ideological influences that originally shape Giselle's actions.
Such discourses avoided psychological theories on the grounds that psychologies of the non-normative must inevitably pathologize
and hence demean their subjects.
19] Halliwell, Porter, and Katona's autobiographical and reality products are especially indicative of a backlash against 1990s pop-feminism, as well as of the ways in which female celebrities now seek to intervene in a media culture already primed and impatient to pathologize
In today's practice style, all too often we quickly pathologize
children, label them, and medicate them.
, but when pathology occurs, be sure to recognize it and deal with it," including psychiatric problems that existed before the disaster and still affect patients another overlooked aspect of "disaster psychiatry," said Dr.
The "propensity of experts to pathologize
and medicalize healthy children en masse has gotten way out of hand," declare Sommers and Satel in the preface.
In addition, because Sexual Disorders Not Otherwise Specified, and Paraphilic Disorders Not Otherwise Specified remain in the DSM-IV-TR (APA, 2000), clinicians are still granted ample leeway to pathologize
homosexuality as a mental disorder.
4) David Bell and John Binnie also draw attention to the homophobic nature of the discourse, noting the 'tendency either to demonize and pathologize
gay men as shallow, passive consumers--as both victims of and exploiters of capitalism--or conversely to celebrate the creative, radical and innovative nature of gay consumer culture'.
Indeed, totalitarian governments of the recent past, and some of the present, have sought to use dehumanizing and compulsory psychological controls to manage public opinion and pathologize
Nevertheless, for Schapira they are "plus bourgeois que penseurs" in their Commune writings (110), since they too pathologize
the Communards (112-13).
She also emphasizes how middle-class men, notably physicians and public officials, constructed insanity to pathologize
social behavior, particularly religious enthusiasm, that contravened bourgeois values of self-restraint and rationality.
2(a)(i) of the Criminal Code of Canada), they pathologize
and individualize the offenders in the Miloszewski case.