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Illness as ‘Deviance’, Work as Glittering Salvation and the ‘Psyching-up’ of the Medical Model

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Kyla, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. Kyla

    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    http://blacktrianglecampaign.org/20...strategies-for-getting-the-sick-back-to-work/

    I haven't finished reading this whole article yet (it's a long one) but it is looking like a very thorough take-down of the UK 'BPS' school of thought and the effect it has had on the sick and disabled in UK.

    Here is an excerpt:
     
  2. harveythecat

    harveythecat

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    what a fantastic article!
     
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  3. Woolie

    Woolie Senior Member

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    I really liked this bit (bolding is mine):

     
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