Tag: medicalization of poverty

Poverty: The Newest Medically Treatable Brain Disease

If your hunger/worries are so severe and persistent that they lead to abnormal, dysfunctional behaviors, then you have clinical poverty. Like any illness, you can’t just snap out of it on your own. You need help, and it’s now here — ask your doctor about exciting new treatments for poverty today!

Psychological Effects of Austerity Policies and Poverty Over-Medicalized, Report Finds

Recent report underscores troubling trends cutting across poverty, austerity reform, and mental health narratives in health care settings.