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"The most impressive feature of the surgical treatment of breast cancer is the
striking similarity and surprising uniformity of long-term end results despite widely
differing therapeutic techniques as reported from this country and abroad.
Social life becomes a giving and receiving of therapy: medical, psychiatric,
pedagogic, or geriatric. Claiming access to treatment becomes a political duty,
and medical certification a powerful device for social control. With the
development of ...
The behavioral therapy used on convicts in the United States98 and the Soviet
Union's incarceration of political adversaries in mental hospitals99 indicate the
direction in which the integration of therapeutic professions might lead: an ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Medicalization of Life
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The Imperative of Health: Public Health and the Regulated Body
No preview available - 1995