Kristin K Barker

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Listening to Lyrica: contested illnesses and pharmaceutical determinism
    Kristin K Barker
    Oregon State University, Sociology, Fairbanks Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:833-42. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Electronic support groups, patient-consumers, and medicalization: the case of contested illness
    Kristin K Barker
    Department of Sociology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:20-36. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Dead by 50: lay expertise and breast cancer screening
    Kristin K Barker
    Oregon State University, Sociology, Fairbanks Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:1351-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Listening to Lyrica: contested illnesses and pharmaceutical determinism
    Kristin K Barker
    Oregon State University, Sociology, Fairbanks Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:833-42. 2011
    ..Finally, I address the consequences and limitations of relying on the pharmaceutical industry for illness validation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Electronic support groups, patient-consumers, and medicalization: the case of contested illness
    Kristin K Barker
    Department of Sociology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:20-36. 2008
    ..Physician compliance is introduced as a useful concept for understanding the relationship between lay expertise, patient-consumer demand, and contemporary (and future) instances of medicalization...
  3. doi request reprint Dead by 50: lay expertise and breast cancer screening
    Kristin K Barker
    Oregon State University, Sociology, Fairbanks Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:1351-8. 2011
    ..Connectivity is a potent element in contemporary lay challenges to scientific expertise and will become increasingly influential as online illness affiliation becomes ever more commonplace...