Download Citation on ResearchGate | Healthism and the Medicalization of Everyday Life | This article considers some implications of the new health. Healthism and the Medicalization of Everyday Life. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Healthism and the Medicalization of Everyday Life. Type: Article. It can best be understood as a form of medicalization, meaning that it still retains key medical notions. Like medicine, healthism situates the problem of health.
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Int J Health Serv ;10 3: It can best be understood as a form of medicalization, meaning that it still retains key medical notions. Like medicine, healthism situates the problem of health and disease at the level of the individual. Solutions are formulated at that level as well. To the extent that healthism shapes popular beliefs, we will continue medicwlization have a non-political, and therefore, lifs ineffective conception and strategy of health promotion.
Further, by elevating health to a super value, a metaphor for all that is good in life, healthism reinforces the privatization of the struggle for generalized well-being. Still can’t find the full text of the article? We can msdicalization you send a request to the authors directly.
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