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1

Illich

Iatrogenesis

2

Oliver

Social model

3

Shakespeare

Society as an impairment

4

Blaxter

Lay definitions

5

Oakley

Pregnancy as a medical condition

6

Giddens

Biomedical model
Criticised the WHO definition

7

Mckeown

Improvements in health can be linked to raising living standards, clean water, and improved nutrition rather than treatment with medicines
Social model as it prevents it from occurring

8

Goffman

Discrediting and discreditable

9

OHS

Shows inequalities in health

10

Acheson report

Confirming class inequalities

11

Marmot review

Living and working conditions shape health
Gave 6 recommendations for improving health

12

Shaw et al

Health inequalities remain due to income and wealth
Poor are exposed to ill health which isn't their fault

13

Graham

Governments need to address their effects of policies on everyone

14

Wilkinson

Countries with greater economic gap have worse health than poorer countries

15

Marmot

Social cohesion would benefit lower and higher income groups health chances (environmental factors)

16

Mencap

People with learning difficulties have additional problems and therefore need the most health care but they don't receive this

17

Tudor hart

Inverse care law

18

Dixon et al

Socially deprived groups use the NHS less than they need it. May be caused by not being able to get to a doctor etc

19

Latif

Culturally, it's not appropriate for some to accept health care outside of the family. Once it is accepted, bad quality is due to bad staff or language difficulties

20

Alford

3 groups interested in health care services
Dominant
Challenging
Repressed

21

Checkland

Followed on from Alford's work

22

Scheff

Labelling someone as mentally ill to explain their abnormal behaviour

23

Szarz

Labelling someone as mentally I'll by the powerful if they disrupt society

24

Goffman

People act according to their label which means they can't re enter society

25

Link and phelan

Relationship between mental health and deprivation

26

Brown et al

Women have more stressful lives so more likely to be mentally ill

27

Nazroo

Ethnic minorities more likely to have bad health

28

Laing

Origins of schizophrenia were socially constructed

29

Parsons

Doctors act out of altruism

30

Weber

Medical profession benefits society but also individual as they earn money