Medicalization and Globalization

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: F206
RC15 Sociology of Health (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Peter CONRAD, Brandeis University, USA
Medicalization and Demedicalization of Mild Depression in Japanese Occupational Health (Oral Presentation)
Hiroto SHIMIZU, Osaka University, Japan

The Medicalization of “Depression” Across the Globe (Oral Presentation)
Sigrun OLAFSDOTTIR, Boston University, USA; Bernice PESCOSOLIDO, Indiana University, USA

Medicalizing the Male Obesity through Metabolic Syndrome – Some Social Aspects of the Japanese National Chronic Disease Prevention Program (Oral Presentation)
Hiroshi YAMANAKA, Osaka University, Japan; Takashi FURUKAWA, Osaka University, Japan

Medicalization to and Fro: Informational Trajectories Around Performance Consumptions (Distributed Paper)
Telmo CLAMOTE, University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal; Noémia LOPES, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal

Sugar BABY - the System of Medicalization(s) Around Childhood Obesity (Distributed Paper)
Arianna RADIN, university of Turin, Italy

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