medicalization of deviance

(noun) “[T]he process that changes “bad” behavior into “sick” behavior” (OpenStax College 2012).

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