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Biomedicalization of alcohol studies

ideological shifts and institutional challenges

by Lorraine T. Midanik

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Published by Aldine Transaction in New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism -- Research -- Philosophy.,
  • Alcoholism -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Alcoholism -- Genetic aspects.,
  • Alcoholism -- Social aspects.,
  • Neurobiology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLorraine T. Midanik.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC565 .M432 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3431443M
    ISBN 100202308359
    LC Control Number2005057077

    Nice piece, Ron. Lorrraine Midanik’s book (The Biomedicalization of Alcohol Studies: Ideological Shifts & Institutional Challenges, Aldine Transaction, ) shows how much more biologised NIAAA became over its history, and I remember noting at NIAAA-sponsored meetings in the late s and early s that, prestigiouis as the liver-and-lights doctors might be elesewhere, it . L. T. Midanik () ‘Biomedicalization and Alcohol Studies: Implications for Policy’, Journal of Public Health Policy, 25, 2: – J. S. Blocker () ‘Did Prohibition Really Work? Alcohol Prohibition as a Public Health Innovation’, American Journal of .

      Medicalization is a social process through which a human experience or condition is culturally defined as pathological and therefore treatable as a medical condition. Obesity, alcoholism, drug and sex addition, childhood hyperactivity, and sexual abuse have all been defined as medical problems that are, as a result, increasingly referred to and Author: Ashley Crossman. The field of drug and alcohol studies has expanded rapidly in recent years, with estimates of at least a doubling in the number of publications in the past decades. A feature of this wide and multidisciplinary field is the tendency of sub-groups of scholars to operate within their disciplinary silos, paying only token attention to the.

    Alcohol consumption in Great Britain has risen per head of the adult population during the post-war years, more than doubling between the mids and late s, when it hit double figures for the first time. Chapters cover topics such as medicalization and biomedicalization, race and the shaping of addicts, social control, intervention and rehab, as well as the expansion of addiction. Academic in nature, this study is intended for students of sociology. Distributed in North America by Turpin Distribution. --Book News Inc. Portland, ORCited by: 7.


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The Biomedicalization of Alcohol Studies will be essential reading for addiction scientists, policymakers and historians of science. To ignore its argument for a more balanced research agenda is needed is to limit the considerable potential of public health approaches to address the global burden of disease attributable to alcohol.

This book is Cited by:   The purpose of the book is to describe, assess, and critique biomedicalization and its influence as a larger social trend on the health field and specifically in the area of alcohol research, policy, and by:   2.

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Biomedicalization of Alcohol Studies book. Ideological Shifts and Institutional Challenges. By Lorraine Midanik. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 22 January Pub. location New York.

Imprint Routledge. DOI https://doi Author: Lorraine T. Midanik. Get this from a library. Biomedicalization of alcohol studies: ideological shifts and institutional challenges. [Lorraine T Midanik] -- "The purpose of this book is to describe, assess, and critique biomedicalization and its influence as a larger social trend on the health field and specifically in the area of alcohol research.

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p Biomedicalization is seen as the natural outgrowth of continued scientific progress--a. The reduction of alcohol problems to genetic and biological processes is not new; however, biomedicalization is progressively dominating how alcohol issues are viewed in the U.S.

This paper illustrates the process of biomedicalization in the alcohol field by examining: 1) the organizational move of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to the Cited by:   Introduction.

Currently we are witnessing a shift in the prevailing view of alcoholism. Influenced by science, the concept of alcoholism is increasingly understood as a chronic brain disease with a neurobiological and genetic basis [1, 2].In a recent brochure titled “Alcoholism: Getting the Facts” from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Cited by: 5.

Book review of Lorraine T. Midanik. Biomedicalization of Alcohol Studies: Ideological Shifts and Institutional Challenges. New Brunswick, NJ: Aldine Transaction, $ by: 1. Abstract. BIOMEDICALIZATION OF ALCOHOL STUDIES: IDEOLOGICAL SHIFTS AND INSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES LORRAINE MIDANIK New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Publishers,pp, US$, ISBN 0 9 Neurobiological research has begun to dissect the neurotransmitter systems on which alcohol acts and the genetic.

On the biomedicalization of alcoholism Article (PDF Available) in Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30(4) June with 69 Reads How we measure 'reads'. In an era of biomedicalization where findings in genetic and neurobiological research are seen as “breakthroughs” by the media and hence by the general public, it is important for social scientists to acknowledge the effect of their contributions to the alcohol field not only to their own colleagues but also to the public by:   The shift in the prevailing view of alcoholism from a moral paradigm towards a biomedical paradigm is often characterized as a form of biomedicalization.

We will examine and critique three reasons offered for the claim that viewing alcoholism as a disease is morally problematic. The first is that the new conceptualization of alcoholism as a chronic brain Cited by: 5. The biomedicalization of psychiatry: A critical overview.

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to alcohol studies. Underlying the thesis is a larger concern about the current state of social science research, not only in alcohol studies, but more generally the health sciences.

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The Center of Alcohol Studies (CAS) is a multidisciplinary research institute located in the Busch Campus of Rutgers University, which performs clinical and biomedical research on alcohol use and center was originally at Yale University and known as the Yale Center of Alcohol Studies, before it moved to Rutgers in The CAS is also home to the peer-reviewed.

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