Maternal Nutritional Status & Practices & Perinatal, Neonatal Mortality in Rural Andhra Pradesh, India (Report)

Maternal Nutritional Status & Practices & Perinatal, Neonatal Mortality in Rural Andhra Pradesh, India (Report)

Background & objectives: Despite a vast network of primary health centres and sub-centres, health care outreach in rural parts of India is poor. The Dangoria Charitable Trust (DCT), Hyderabad, has developed a model of health care outreach through trained Village Health and Nutrition Entrepreneur and Mobilisers (HNEMs) in five villages of Medak district in Andhra […]

A History of Medical Practices in the Case of Autism

A History of Medical Practices in the Case of Autism

Psychiatric medicine constructs mental disorders from bodily conditions. Being able to medicalize disorders in this way, psychiatric medicine operates as an institution of social control through its power to label individuals as deviant and to establish particular bodily states as medical problems. In this dissertation, I apply Foucauldian concepts, theory, and methods to examine how […]