Originality/value of chapter – While “biocultural” approaches have been proposed by other social theorists, this chapter applies the frame in new ways to the psychiatric endeavor. In the face of increasing medicalization within the field of psychiatry, this chapter makes a strong theoretical case concerning the value of clinical and social knowledge concerning psychiatric disorders.
Kaye, K. (2012), "De-Medicalizing Addiction: Toward Biocultural Understandings", Netherland, J. (Ed.) Critical Perspectives on Addiction (Advances in Medical Sociology, Vol. 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 27-51. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1057-6290(2012)0000014006Download as .RIS
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