“This Time is Crisis Time”
A Syndemic Approach
Editors' Introduction to 6.1.
The Rhetoric of Depression
Listening to "Listening to Prozac" in a Pandemic
This essay examines the persuasive elements of one of the most influential books of the current era in psychiatry: Peter Kramer’s 1993 Listening...
Pedagogies of Rhetorical Empathy-in-Action
Role Playing and Story Sharing in Healthcare Education
Since successful healthcare relies heavily on a practitioner’s ability to empathize with the patient, the allied health professions—like nursing...
Personal Responsibility, Personal Shame
A Discourse Tracing of Individualism about Healthcare Costs
America’s individualistic culture is reflected in deeply held beliefs about how people should manage their health and their (lack of) money. In...
From Junkies to Victims
The Racial Projects of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 and the U.S. Opioid Epidemic
In the context of narcotic drug epidemics, racist logics can shape policy deliberation and delimit uptake. While critical public health scholars...
Bodies in Flux: Scientific Methods for Negotiating Medical Uncertainty by Christa TestonAbstract
Review of Bodies in Flux: Scientific Methods for Negotiating Medical Uncertainty.