Do You Have a “Syndrome” If You Have a Flat-Shaped Head?

Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 43 (4):369-380 (2018)

Abstract

The themes of this issue—which include the meaning of our health and disease concepts, the so-called “medical gaze” and its embedded power relations, and the epistemic value of mixing therapy with research—are introduced by reflecting on a case about an infant girl whose head is observed to be somewhat flat.

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Adam Omelianchuk
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