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Study Questions: Chapter 13

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1. What is the “sick role”?

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2. What is biomedicine? How is it different from “alternative” medicine?

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3. What is medicalization? Provide a specific example of something that has been medicalized.

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4. How is the health and medical system different within Québec, when compared to the rest of Canada?

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5. In what ways do “race” and ethnicity intersect with medicine?

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