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  • n. The treatment of a health or behaviour condition as if it were a medical condition


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  • They conceive of the meeting point of Judaism and psychoanalysis as 'answering a question with a question' - a characteristic ascribed to both Jews and psychoanalysts in popular parlance rather than the pathologization of religion.

    Carlo Strenger: The evolving relationship between psychoanalysis and Jewish thought

  • Tagged with Business Time, feminism, Flight of the Conchords, Lest it be said I never did anything for the good of humanity, science, sex, socks, the continued medicalization and pathologization of female sexuality

    Don’t Forget the Socks « Gerry Canavan

  • Tagged with feminism, sex, technology, the continued medicalization and pathologization of female sexuality, the G spot

    Female G spot ‘can be detected’ « Gerry Canavan

  • The language in this BBC News story on the possibility of detecting the G spot using ultrasound is a fascinating document on the continued medicalization and pathologization of female sexuality in the 21st century.

    Female G spot ‘can be detected’ « Gerry Canavan

  • My friend made the useful distinction which she says may have come from Julia Serano between de-pathologization of transgenderism and de-medicalization of it, with the former being desirable and the latter not so much, given how much distress trans people can be in before they can get support or therapy, or before they are able to transition.

    GID and Transgender Links

  • I celebrate the fact that gays and lesbians were depathologized in 1973; I mourn the ensuing turnabout, when newly "mainstreamed" gays and lesbians turned on the gender nonconformists, including gay drag queens, and piled on to psychiatry's pathologization of us.


  • Mr. McVety's use of the language of pedophilia, and other forms of sexual predation, criminal opportunism and violence within female-specific spaces serves as a perfect example of the pathologization, criminalization and fear-mongering that continues to mark the lives of those within the trans communities.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Reproduction issues have major ramifications for other causes near and dear to Boing Boing readers, including privacy, intellectual property, mind/body hacks, and the pathologization of human diversity.

    Boing Boing

  • Such pathologization is one of the many irresponsible outcroppings of this film.


  • Efforts to keep the upper hand over women who decline to self-receptacle-ize in service of male power run the gamut from pathologization to murder.

    I Blame The Patriarchy


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