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  • n. Alternative spelling of medicalization.

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  • But the New View Campaign, which opposes the 'medicalisation' of what they call "an ambiguous, high contested diagnosis", say this is a vast exaggeration based on a 1998

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  • There are also concerns about the "medicalisation" of everyday life.

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  • "medicalisation" of the practice, in which some health workers have opted to perform the operation themselves to ensure a safer procedure using sterilised tools in clean conditions.

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  • "medicalisation", the expansion of the biomedical remit into domains where it may not be helpful or necessary.

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  • The language used in the report indicated a movement away from the usual language of pathologisation and medicalisation so often heard in the United Kingdom when government authority figures and other official bodies get together to discuss how to progress human rights issues for transpeople.

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  • For example, Artificial Reproductive Technology ART was reckoned to be bad because of "medicalisation of procreation", "commodification", and "commercialisation of human beings".

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  • Beyond the exploitation of barren women for commercial means and the increasing medicalisation of fertility, the persistence of the myth of finding “Mr Right” troubles me.

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  • A rational and critical analysis of the scientific evidence ought to conclude that non-therapeutic infant circumcision is merely the medicalisation of an old ritual that should not, in the 21st century, be advocated as prevention strategy for HIV/AIDS. my underlining

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  • Okay for one I hate this medicalisation of absolutely everyday behaviour so every eight-year-old who likes dinosaurs or pokemon and collects facts about them suddenly has aspergers now? where is the autism-spectrum line drawn between karaoke girls memorising pop lyrics and duffel-coated boys memorising train numbers?

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  • Nonetheless, you hit the nail on the head - the medicalisation of reproduction, indeed everything pertaining to womans 'health from pregnancy to menapause; as has been the overwhelming norm in Australia since the end of WWII.

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  • Ben Goldacre: 'Regular readers with be familiar with the intellectual land-grab of “medicalisation�?. Sometimes it’s about transforming a subjective moral objection into an objective, sciencey problem, as we saw with homosexuality and psychiatry. Sometimes it’s about reframing a problem to sell a solution: drug companies foster a belief that depression is down to serotonin, even though the evidence is hugely contradictory, to a public eager for simple, molecular answers. Bad school performance is related to omega-3, imply the supplement peddlers: so buy an omega-3 fish oil pill. Clomicalm, say the adverts, is “the first medication approved for the treatment of separation anxiety in dogs�?.'

    July 11, 2009