This appropriation of psychology to pathologise
bounded-rationality formulates the limitations of actors' cognitive capacities as inherent, biomedical in origin or indicative of mental abnormality (Mehta 2013).
For Austin-Broos, right-wing anti-separatists are characterised by their tendency to 'pathologise
' cultural difference, blaming Aboriginal people for inequalities in remote Indigenous communities (pp.89-93).
These are summarised as the 3 Ps: do not pathologise
; do not psychologise; and do not pharmacologise (Table 2).
Through the trajectory of Hollywood's lesbian discourse, the book explores not only sexual presentation and gender performance in film, but also how concepts such as frigidity, homosociality, motherhood, domesticity and career ambition were deployed to pathologise
lesbianism and bolster the Cold War sexual agenda.
Similarly, she says "obesity" is a term "used by the medical community to pathologise
fat bodies, making it a disease".
Accompanying and justifying these state policies has been the use by some anthropologists of cultural essentialist arguments which pathologise
and internalise the sources of contemporary social problems within indigenous communities.
He said that the new edition - known as DSM-5 - "will pathologise
a wide range of problems which should never be thought of as mental illnesses.
In order to challenge contemporary research and policy discourses that pathologise
Aboriginal gambling we re-tell the story of the history of Yolnu gambling and draw on other recent research we have conducted on the use of urban gambling spaces by Aboriginal people.
They take exception to those who base their arguments on superficial understanding of the issues to pathologise
and demonise Islam and the Muslim culture.
Staff may And sexual behaviours easier and safer to ignore, and perhaps even pathologise
'The publication of evidence with flaws is being used globally to deter women from choosing midwifery-led options, such as homebirth, and to pathologise
and demonise normal childbirth.
There was no escaping the medical model in hospital 'and you buy into what you're told; you pathologise