Health is for People by Michael Wilson (1975)

“Pain, stress, discomfort of any kind, have become problems to be solved. What is and what is not acceptable is to a large extent socially determined. Doctors as public educators are among the important determiners of social opinion about what is acceptable and what is not. The ready prescription of pills to solve personal problems gives a medical blessing to the popular perception of stress as bad. The long-term social effects of this are likely to be serious.” P.27

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