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We engage in bodysprojects - alter them to look better
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Somatic society - people control all aspects of their body
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Lorber and Martin
Society determine acceptable shapes of bodies
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Society places huge pressure on women to be thin - eating disorders normally happen with women
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Shakespeare 2001
'Disabled' - should be used as a verb - people are limited by other peoples views of them, failure to adapt to society & infrastructure to meet challenges they face
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Argues as biomedical model becomes more accecpted - power moves away from patient making them less involved in their own care
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DISAGREES WITH FOUCAULT - argues doctors are more likely to engage in treating chronic disease than curing disease so tailor actions to suit patients
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Health is shaped by variety of social circumstances - poor quality food. He points out disease is higher in certain groups
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Doctors aren't solely responsible for improvements in health
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Iatrogenesis - medical treatments can often be more harmful
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Oakley 1992
Process of giving birth centered around times suited with doctors rather than mother
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Treatment of post natal depression under biomedical model assumes that motherhood is easy - if you do not agree you must be ill
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Trust people place in doctors and power they have is justified as unique skills from training therefore they can make decisions
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Wilkinson and Pickett
No matter how rich a country was - if the gap between rich and poor was wide the health tends to be worse
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Status Syndrome - lower person is on social ladder, the more health problems
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Women over represented in data on mental illness - mens symptoms physical and women are mental
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Mackenzie et al
Men not socialised to show emotions - less likely to seek help, thats why women statistics are higher
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People from minority ethnicities were more likely to live in poor quality housing due to economic factors
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Gulliford et al 2014
Men are 30% less likely to visit GP - less dental check ups
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Mackenzie et al 2006
Men are less willing to acknowledge that they have a problem and get help - mental illness
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Smith et al 2005
Men have higher fear of consulting doctor and think that getting help isn't 'masculine' - relation to cancer
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Latif 2010
Family values may create reluctance to accept care from someone outside own community
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Death by indifference 2007
People with learning difficulties often die younger than those without it - seen as a lower priority
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Tudor - Hart's inverse care law
People in poorer social classes get less health care than those in higher classes
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Dixon et al
People from higher better educated higher social classes get access to special services and treatments
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Nazroo 1997
African Americans more likely to suffer from depression from racism - lead to strain and unemployment
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What is considered as madness is defined by society and changes over time and according to custom
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Ruling classes apply labels of mentally ill to those who don't conform to ideals
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Once a person is labelled mentally ill - people treating them view their behaviour as conforming to label
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Sick role - behaviour expected from people who are legitimately ill as well as rights which being accepted ill afford them. Expertise doctors get to decide who has access to the sick role E.G. Gatekeepers - doctor.
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Lupton 2012
Many forms of technology now used by doctors helps to monitor patients
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Law 2006
'Big Pharma' fail to properly address healthcare issues - instead they focus on own profits
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Goldacre 2012
Built on laws idea - Make it seem more conditions need treatment then make money by selling drugs which treat those conditions
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Lunt et al 2011
Globalisation has led to changing pattern of consumption in medicine
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Skountridaki 2014
Global health industry and pressure coming from multinationals to increase profits has turned some doctors into business people - competing with others to sell services - profit over patients
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