Thus we must consider what medicalized
descriptions of phenomena--the creation and application of a 'biomedical model'--seeks to do.
By estimating the amount spent on medicalized
human problems, the important question has now been raised as to whether this spending is appropriate.
Even though some of these conventions overlap and are not exclusively genre-specific, I will roughly categorize them as: the comic birth (sitcoms, romantic comedies, comedies) and the medicalized
birth (medical drama, melodrama, soap opera).
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Solomon lucidly discusses the emergence of vernacular texts on medical conditions and their prevention or cure in Spain, and the novel practice of 'sickly reading' by nonspecialist readers--increasingly self-conscious 'communities of medicalized
In the United States, the process of childbirth has become more and more "medicalized
" over the past half century.
Countering the medicalized
aging-as-problem approach and drawing on recent theoretical and empirical studies relevant to social gerontology, international, multidisciplinary contributors to 30 chapters treat the opportunities and challenges posed by demographic trends.
Now, a new study validates this view and demonstrates that Americans spend a sizable amount of money on medicalized
To make matters worse, TV commercials for varenicline and nicotine replacement products have created unrealistic expectations for patients and have medicalized
smoking into a problem with a seemingly simple, prescribable solution.
Asymmetric warfare is creating a new frontier for bioethics as military organizations rush to develop nonlethal, medicalized
She arrived on board a medicalized
private plane coming from the Canary Islands.
For the contributors to Dissonant Disabilities, the latter proves most powerful as they explore their lives lived "in the trenches of chronic illness." What results is a crucial and timely anthology that departs from mainstream, medicalized
understandings of chronic illness to illustrate how the personal is political for women living with bodies that are tired, sore, unpredictable and yet still their own.