[Problems of psychiatrization, medicalization and related social phenomena].

@article{Opali2009ProblemsOP,
  title={[Problems of psychiatrization, medicalization and related social phenomena].},
  author={Petar Opali{\'c}},
  journal={Medicinski pregled},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 3-4},
  pages={142-7}
}
The introduction contains definitions of the terms psychiatrization, medicalization, psychotherapeutization and psychologization of the society, i.e. social problems. Different aspects of the above phenomena are analyzed, their origin, relation with the professions they originate from, and, finally, their social significance, i.e. social function. In conclusion, the article points to different possibilities to prevent the above phenomena, undesirable both for the society and the objectives and… CONTINUE READING