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The Pitfalls of Politicization: A Response to Conrad's "The Discovery of Hyperkinesis: Notes on the Medicalization of Deviant Behavior"

We present a critical analysis of Peter Conrad's "The discovery of hyperkinesis; Notes on the medicalization of deviant behavior" and compare medical and sociopolitical models of social deviance. After examining the dangers of medicalizing problems we discuss the risks and implications of... Full description

1st Person: Whalen, Carol K.
Additional Persons: Henker, Barbara verfasserin
Source: in Social problems : official journal of the Society for the Study of Social Problems Vol. 24, No. 5 (1977), p. 590-595
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 1977
Keywords: research-article
Online: Volltext
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