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Clinical Sociology is the one of the biggest and primary subdisciplines in Sociology. it's a space of ongoing paintings, advancing concept, technique and our major figuring out of social existence. This sequence brings jointly the latest concerns and most modern matters in scientific Sociology, in an ongoing number of edited volumes. every one quantity is edited by means of a clinical sociologist with a selected services, bringing jointly contributions from sociologists operating in numerous settings and international locations, exploring one specific strengthen in clinical Sociology.
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For example, the same drug can be rebranded into a drug for a slightly different condition – such as Prozac into Sarafem for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (Greenslit, 2005) – or combined with another drug to create a new brand and, hence, patent. One such combination, Vytorin (a combination of the cholesterol medications Zocor and Zetia) was heavily advertised until research showed that it was less effective than Zocor alone, a drug which is available as a generic at a third of the cost (Associated Press, 2008).
First, the medical consumer is an individualized role. The medical consumer must gather and decipher medical information, make the right choices, and take full responsibility for these choices regardless of their outcomes. While ownership can be empowering to some, it can also be a burden. In addition, this model tends toward a person-blame paradigm that creates unrealistic views of prevention, risk, and cure/success. In the health contexts we researched, the message is that women can control their fertility or breast cancer if they locate the problems/causes within their lifestyles and decisions, and the solutions within the system of modern medicine.