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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pathologize.

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Examples

  • There ` s a myth about sex addiction and it kind of pathologizes it and makes it a little bit more acceptable -- Well, the poor thing ` s sick.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2009

  • What society pathologizes as a physiological disorder -- what we call PTSD -- is actually a manifestation of a soldier's humanity.

    Leila Levinson: It Is Possible For A Veteran To Heal From War's Invisible Wounds?

  • However, what I want to do in this post is to call attention to the obvious ways that this discourse, which pathologizes black women for being unpartnered, is completely entrenched in racialized misogyny.

    Single Black Female: Fear Mongering as Patriarchal Propaganda

  • The way Brain marginalizes and pathologizes the concerns of X-Man are an indictment of the way psychology can privilege the standards of WASP society above those of other cultures.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • It also pathologizes and dehumanizes people and sexuality.

    Mishegaas | Jewschool

  • Soul pathologizes: "it gets us into trouble," as Moore writes, "it interferes with the smooth running of life, it obstructs attempts to understand, and it seems to make relationships impossible."

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • The International Foundation for Gender Education, meanwhile, put up an online petition lobbying for the removal of transvestic disorder, which they argue stigmatizes cross-dressing and pathologizes variant gender expression.

    Livescience.com

  • According to Klein, if we label these behaviors as addiction, it pathologizes human sexuality, which lacks a one-size-fits-all model, and waters down the weight of all addictions, he says.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • His plan pathologizes the reproductive capabilities of Black and poor women by proposing legislation to exploit the economic vulnerability of those who are socially stereotyped as burdens on the state.

    NOLA Indymedia

  • Just as much as we are negating research that pathologizes autism and learning, we have to do the same in advancing inclusion.

    The Joy of Autism

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