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I argue here that health and my ability to remain responsible for my behavior in
suffering are correlated. Relief from this responsibility correlates with a decline in
health. 6 It is not easy to study medical culture without a straitjacket. F. L. Dunn ...
Health designates a process by which each person is responsible, but only in
part responsible to others. To be responsible may mean two things. A man is
responsible for what he has done, and responsible to another person or group.
... 58-9; in health-testing, 91 parents, and medicalization of children, 85 Peace
Corps, 223 pellagra, 66 personal responsibility: for handling pain, 134, 143-9; for
healing, 108-9, 1 14, 134; surrender of, sick-role and, 123 penicillin, 42 n. Peru ...
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The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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