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chapter 2 vocab - Biomedicalization- the view that medicine...

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Biomedicalization - the view that medicine can not only control particular conditions but also transform bodies and lives. comprehensive primary health care An approach to health care that focuses on the broader social determinants of health, such as poverty and economic inequality, gender inequality, environment, and community development. deinstitutionalization The removal of individuals with psychiatric disorders from mental hospitals and large residential institutions to outpatient community mental health centers. developed countries Countries that have relatively high gross national income per capita, and have diverse economies made up of many different industries. developing countries Countries that have relatively low gross national income per capita, with simpler economies that often rely on a few agricultural products. epidemiological transition A societal shift from low life expectancy and predominance of parasitic and infectious diseases to high life expectancy and predominance of chronic and degenerative diseases.
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