P Conrad

Summary

Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic optimism: framing genes and mental illness in the news
    P Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 25:225-47. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Estimating the costs of medicalization
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, MS 71, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:1943-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Hierarchy as a barrier to advancement for women in academic medicine
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:799-805. 2010
  4. doi request reprint From Lydia Pinkham to Queen Levitra: direct-to-consumer advertising and medicalisation
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 30:825-38. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Eliot Freidson's revolution in medical sociology
    Peter Conrad
    Brandeis University, MA 02454, USA
    Health (London) 11:141-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The shifting engines of medicalization
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 46:3-14. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Medicalization, markets and consumers
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:158-76. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Human growth hormone and the temptations of biomedical enhancement
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 26:184-215. 2004
  9. doi request reprint The social construction of illness: key insights and policy implications
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:S67-79. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of psychotropic medications among adolescents, 1994 to 2001
    Cindy Parks Thomas
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:63-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic optimism: framing genes and mental illness in the news
    P Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 25:225-47. 2001
    ..Genetic optimism presents an overly sanguine picture of the state of genetics; as we enter the genetic age it is important to balance the extraneous "hype and hope" contained in news stories of genetics and mental illness...
  2. doi request reprint Estimating the costs of medicalization
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, MS 71, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:1943-7. 2010
    ..Although due to data limitations this estimate does not include all medicalized conditions, it can inform future debates about health care spending and medicalization...
  3. doi request reprint Hierarchy as a barrier to advancement for women in academic medicine
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:799-805. 2010
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  4. doi request reprint From Lydia Pinkham to Queen Levitra: direct-to-consumer advertising and medicalisation
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 30:825-38. 2008
    ..DTCA has facilitated the impact of the pharmaceutical industry and consumers in becoming more important forces in medicalisation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Eliot Freidson's revolution in medical sociology
    Peter Conrad
    Brandeis University, MA 02454, USA
    Health (London) 11:141-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The shifting engines of medicalization
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 46:3-14. 2005
    ..This requires a shift in the sociological focus examining medicalization for the twenty-first century...
  7. ncbi request reprint Medicalization, markets and consumers
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:158-76. 2004
    ..In the changing medical environment, with medical markets as intervening factors, corporations and insurers are becoming more significant determinants in the medicalization process...
  8. ncbi request reprint Human growth hormone and the temptations of biomedical enhancement
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 26:184-215. 2004
    ..We examine the temptations of enhancement in terms of issues such as unnaturalness, fairness, risk and permanence, and shifting social meanings. In our conclusions, we outline the potentials and pitfalls of biomedical enhancement...
  9. doi request reprint The social construction of illness: key insights and policy implications
    Peter Conrad
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:S67-79. 2010
    ..Social constructionism provides an important counterpoint to medicine's largely deterministic approaches to disease and illness, and it can help us broaden policy deliberations and decisions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of psychotropic medications among adolescents, 1994 to 2001
    Cindy Parks Thomas
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:63-9. 2006
    ..This study examined trends in the prescription of psychotropic medications to adolescents aged 14 to 18 years in office-based care in the United States from 1994 to 2001...
  11. doi request reprint A study of the relational aspects of the culture of academic medicine
    Linda Pololi
    National Initiative of Gender, Culture and Leadership in Medicine C Change, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Acad Med 84:106-14. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and its consequences: path dependence and the relationships between genetics and medicalization
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    AJS 114:S287-316. 2008
    ..Path dependence is critical to understanding the lack of consistent fit between genetics and medicalization...
  13. pmc The culture of academic medicine: faculty perceptions of the lack of alignment between individual and institutional values
    Linda Pololi
    Women s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, Mailstop 088, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1289-95. 2009
    ..The alignment of individuals' values with workplace experiences are linked to meaningfulness of work and productivity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prescribing more psychotropic medications for children: what does the increase mean?
    Peter Conrad
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:829-30. 2004