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medicalize División en sílabas: med·i·cal·ize
Pronunciación: /ˈmedəkəˌlīz/

Definición de medicalize en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
View (something) in medical terms; treat as a medical problem, especially unwarrantedly: doctors tend to medicalize manifestations of distress, prescribing drugs such as sleeping tablets
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • According to Illich, doctors had medicalized various aspects of life, including ageing, death, pain, patients' expectations, and healing and preventive therapies.
  • Hence the tendency to medicalise it, treat it as a health problem.
  • His comments prompt questions about whether raising awareness of social anxiety disorder may in fact be medicalising shyness.

Derivados

medicalization

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Pronunciación: /ˌmedəkəˌlīˈzāSH(ə)n/
/ˌmedəkələˈzāSH(ə)n/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Early diagnosis of the disease might unleash a process of premature medicalisation.
  • However, medicalisation of traumatic human suffering runs the risk of reducing it to a technical problem.
  • The medicalisation of modern society has already deskilled many other professions and led patients into an unhealthy dependence on medical care.

Origen

1970s: from medical + -ize.

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