• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index


Medicalization is a process through which human problems come to be defined as medical problems. In brief, society considers certain behaviors to be deviant. But “deviance” is not inherent in the behavior; instead, it is the result of social judgments that ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles