Healthism and the medicalization of everyday life.

  • Ron Crawford
  • Published 1980 in
    International journal of health services…


This article considers some implications of the new health consciousness and movements--holistic health and self-care--for the definition of and solution to problems related to "health." Healthism represents a particular way of viewing the health problem, and is characteristic of the new health consciousness and movements. It can best be understood as a… (More)
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