Category: W5 Activity

Erectile dysfunction

I believe that medications play a dominant role in the American society in terms of medicalization and biomedicalization. Throughout the transformation from medicalization to biomedicalization, the role of medication has became more prominent. In today’s society, the one of the…

ADHD

It seems that in today’s culture, there is a “cure” for everything.  If you have trouble focusing in school, instead of finding ways to help your focus like, finding a productive place to do work or even finding a study…

erectile dysfunction

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ADHD

ADHD has become a huge part of our every day lives.  As a college student, I am constantly surrounded by people who take a multitude of different medications to keep themselves focused on the demanding school life we all live…

ADHD

Medications in American society help the medicalization of many different diseases, such as ADHD. The article written by Conrad and Potter about ADHD talked about all the different ways in which a disease like ADHD can be expanded. Some of…

Erectile Dysfunction

Medication plays a huge role in medicalization and biomedicalization in society. I think in the terms of medicalization, medication serves to “fix” or heal an illness or disorder. People rely on medication in a medicalization sense in order to control…

obesity

Our society today relies heavily on medications and biomedicine for healthcare. Anything and everything that someone that has a problem, there is a way to treat it with medication. Some issues like cholesterol, blood pressure and other symptoms like that…

Erectile Dysfunction

Medicalization, according to the lecture, is the control over bodies and behavior through medical interventions. In comparison biomedicalization is the enhancement of bodies and behavior through medical interventions. When it comes to medication our society is very familiar with the…

Depression

Medications play a huge role in American society. As I mentioned in the reflection post for this week, there are numerous people who rely on drugs for some sort of biological alteration. Drugs use with medicalization in context were to…

Insomnia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMPwujzCGVA   Medications in American Society I think of as mostly prescriptions. I think prescriptions are supposed to be preventative or suppressive, either preventing further more elaborate means of healthcare like surgery or suppressing the symptoms of whatever is ailing…