demedicalization

(noun) “[T]he social process that normalizes “sick” behavior” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: demedicalizations
  • Medicalization is the opposite of demedicalization.

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OpenStax College. 2012. Theoretical Perspectives on Health and Medicine. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42934/1.2/).