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Disease and illness Distinctions between professional and popular ideas of sickness

Disease and illness Distinctions between professional and popular ideas of sickness The dysfunctional consequences of the Cartesian dichotomy have been enhanced by the power of biomedical technology. Technical virtuosity reifies the mechanical model and widens the gap between what patients seek and doctors provide. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png "Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry" Springer Journals

Disease and illness Distinctions between professional and popular ideas of sickness

"Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry" , Volume 1 (1) – May 13, 2004

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
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Subject
Social Sciences; Anthropology; Public Health; Psychiatry; Sociology, general; Clinical Psychology
ISSN
0165-005X
eISSN
1573-076X
DOI
10.1007/BF00114808
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Abstract

The dysfunctional consequences of the Cartesian dichotomy have been enhanced by the power of biomedical technology. Technical virtuosity reifies the mechanical model and widens the gap between what patients seek and doctors provide.

Journal

"Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry"Springer Journals

Published: May 13, 2004

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