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Unformatted text preview: 2. Medical practice to eliminate experiences defined as deviant Medicalization-Took over for religion-Health=conformity-Offers us a sickness vocabulary instead of a sin vocabulary or law vocabulary ie: Im so ADD today. ADHA & Ritalin-FDA approved in 1955-1970: 150,000 children used it-1995: 2.6 million Americans-Between 1990-1995, product increased by 500%-US produces & consumes 90% of worlds supply of Ritalin The Paradoxes of Enhancement-Conformity vs. individualism-We consume & produce ET vs. guilt vs. judgmentalism...
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- Fall '07