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Johannessen - Chapter 07

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Buy and Download Description My initial interest and preoccupation with the medicalisation legacy and process dates back to my PhD fieldwork1 in a rural Greek village with the pseudonym of Perachora. Whilst exploring local health-seeking activity I noted that people were unwilling to make their own illness subject of open discussion. Perachorans tended to often medicalise (or demedicalise) their activities claiming and disclaiming being sick according to who was present at the time. At first, I thought that they lacked an appreciation of modern medicine but later it became clear that this was done in hope of preserving their privacy and reputation, which is integral to their survival. In further exploring the people's unwillingness to talk about their health it became clear that they preferred to confine their knowledge to themselves out of fear that others may not hold the same 'medicalisation of ideas' as they did. My initial interest and preoccupation with the medicalisation legacy and process dates back to my PhD fieldwork1 in a rural Greek village with the pseudonym of Perachora. Whilst exploring local health-seeking activity I noted that people were unwi
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