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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 ...
They depend on the spread of responsibility for healthy habits and for the
sociobiological environment. That is, they depend on the dynamic stability of a
culture. The level of public health corresponds to the degree to which the means
... 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. 57 n. pharmaceutical ...
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The Medicalization of Life
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