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social background of the venereal diseases

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Published by Tyneside Scheme in Venereal Disease Control in Newcastle-upon-Tyne .
Written in English


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Cover title.

Statementwith a foreword by Sir W. Wilson Jameson.
ContributionsJameson, W. Wilson, Sir., Tyneside Scheme in Venereal Disease Control.
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL18647932M

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THE SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF VENEREAL DISEASE A REPORT ON AN EXPERIMENT IN CONTACT TRACING AND AN INVESTIGATION INTO SOCIAL CONDITIONS TYNESIDE EXPERIMENTAL SCHEME IN VENEREAL DISEASE CONTROL OCTOBER TOMARCH* TheVenereal Diseases are most frequently transmitted by sexual intercourse with an infected person.

From Victorian anxieties about syphilis to the current hysteria over herpes and AIDS, the history of venereal disease in America forces us to examine social attitudes as well as purely medical concerns. For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts. Username *. Password *. Brandt demonstrates that Americans' concerns about venereal disease have centered around a set of social and cultural values related to sexuality, gender, ethnicity, and class.

At the heart of our efforts to combat these infections, he argues, has been the tendency to view venereal disease as both a punishment for sexual misconduct and an index of social decay/5(2). THE SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF VENEREAL DISEASE: A REPORT ON AN EXPERIMENT IN CONTACT TRACING AND AN INVESTIGATION INTO SOCIAL CONDITIONS.

*Reproduced by kind permission of the officers of the Tyneside Scheme, with the omision of Section 2, the information in which is contained in the article by Miss H. Johns on page the social background of venereal disease: a report on an experiment in contact tracing and an investigation into social conditions: tyneside experimental scheme in venereal disease control october to march   The book also shows how medical practitioners’ social (as well as professional) status and background influenced the construction of knowledge around sex and disease.

The chapters on female medical practitioners are particularly interesting in this regard, providing ‘an important counterpoint to an otherwise predominantly male sphere of Author: Victoria Bates. Venereal Disease, Hospitals and the Urban Poor is a solid piece of research.

Siena has clearly combed a range of archives, and he draws on institutional accounts, court records, medical journals, advertisements, and patient records to make a convincing case that the early modern period was a pivotal one in the treatment of venereal disease. Committee members include nationally recognized experts in one or more of the following fields: epidemiology, behavioral and social sciences, infectious diseases, public health, pediatrics, women's health, STD program management, family planning, health services administration, and health care policy.

Social background The high incidence of venereal disease in East Africa can be related to certain social and historical factors. The Ganda tribe is the largest in Uganda, and its influence is felt widely throughout East by:   Scott W.

Stern’s “The Trials of Nina McCall” is the first book-length history of the “American Plan,” under which women suspected of having venereal disease. br j vener dis. mar;21(1) the social background of venereal disease: a report on an experiment in contact tracing and an investigation into social conditions: tyneside experimental scheme in venereal disease control october to march 1.

Przegl Dermatol. ;64(1) [Psychosocial aspects of venereal diseases. Social background and the upbringing of VD patients]. [Article in Polish]Author: Kelus J. No Magic Bullet A Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States since Expanded Edition. Allan M. Brandt. The recent epidemic of AIDS and herpes virus has called into question not only the ability of the medical profession to treat venereal disease but its willingness to do so.

This review appears also in Bull. Hyg.,v. 40, March.] This must surely be the most comprehensive book on the subject in the English language published in the last 50 years; it covers not only the recognised venereal diseases, syphilis, gonorrhoea, soft chancre, non-gonococcal urethritis, lymphogranuloma venereum and granuloma inguinale but includes endemic syphilis, yaws, pinta and Cited by: Adolescent venereal disease currently is gaining acceptance as a significant topic of concern among public health officials, physicians, and even the public at large.

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The Secret Plague: Venereal Disease in Canada (Social History of Canada)Cited by: The Venereal Disease Visual History Archive is a project to present and make available visual culture materials related to syphilis and gonorrhea from the first half of the twentieth century that are currently scattered among different digital and traditional archives.

The primary focus is on sources related to the campaign to “stamp out” venereal disease in the s and s. Venereal Disease. Along with tuberculosis, progressive reformers and social critics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries identified venereal disease as the quintessential product of a series of transformations in American life in the post-Civil War years including the rapid growth of cities, the increase in immigration, and the changing nature of the family.

acquired a broader appreciation of disease as a social as well as a medical construct and of the way in which social and cultural factors influence our understanding of and reaction to any given disease.” The social context of syphilis is nicely summarized by the title, Sex, Sin, and Science: A History of.

This paper on venereal disease in World War I will consider the approach championed by another strong and resourceful woman, New Zealander Ettie Rout (–), and the military and establishment responses to her strategy.

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THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE VENEREAL DISEASES WILLIAM F. SNOW, M.D. General Director, The American Social Hygiene Association, New York, N. I value the privilege of discussing the correlation of social with medical aspects of this problem because in a long experience both in medicine and public health administration I have observed the.

Like other earlier brothels, Stanford’s brothel required regular medical exams of her employees to help prevent the spread of venereal diseases (Stanford, ). Despite or perhaps because of her fame from being a madam, Stanford was later elected mayor of Sausalito, a town.

Inquiry into the social background of convicted women at Holloway Prison infected with venereal by: 2. The first of these will be delivered in the M'Lellan Galleries,Sauchiehall-street, to-day, Friday, Nov.

2nd, at 8 P.M., on -'The Social and Adminis- trative Aspects of Venereal Diseases. In the 18th and 19th centuries, mercury, arsenic and sulphur were commonly used to treat venereal disease, which often resulted in serious side effects.

In addition to shouldering the blame for the increasing incidence of venereal disease among sailors and soldiers, prostitutes throughout the British Empire also bore the burden of the contagious diseases ordinances that the British government passed. By studying how British authorities enforced these laws in four colonial sites between the s and the end of the First World War, Philippa.

Prince Albert Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was the husband and first cousin to Queen Victoria. He died young and unexpectedly at the age of 42 in December The distraught queen forbade an autopsy, which could have determined the caused of the royal consort’s death with more ing needed to take the blame, and for the last years, typhoid got the stick.

Syphilis – Chlamydia– TRICHOMONAS – Gonorrhea – HPV WARTS. A sexually transmitted disease (STD), a.k.a. Venereal disease (VD), is an illness that has a significant probability of transmission between humans or animals by means of sexual contact, including vaginal intercourse, oral sex, and anal singly, the term sexually transmitted infection (STI) is used, as it has a broader.

The Lancet THE PREVENTION OF VENEREAL DISEASES IN THEORY AND IN EXPERIENCE. Douglas White M.D THE recent comments of THE LANCET (Oct.

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With this background, Brandt brings us up-to-date in relation to the plagues of the 70s and 80s--genital herpes and AIDS. The refrain, alas, remains the same, whether mouthed by the Moral Majority or Time magazine editors: disease is Nature's revenge for sin and the victim is to : Allan Brandt.

The signs and symptoms of syphilis vary depending in which of the four stages it presents (primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary). The primary stage classically presents with a single chancre (a firm, painless, non-itchy skin ulceration usually between 1 cm and Diagnostic method: Blood tests, dark field microscopy of.

Sexually transmitted disease (STD), also called sexually transmitted infection, any disease (such as syphilis, gonorrhea, AIDS, or a genital form of herpes simplex) that is usually or often transmitted from person to person by direct sexual contact.

It may also be transmitted from a mother to her child before or at birth or, less frequently, may be passed from person to person in nonsexual. Byevery state in the union, as well as hundreds of municipalities, had one of these statutes on their books.

Cities and states enforced these laws, off and on, for the next : Scott W. Stern. From Victorian anxieties about syphilis to the current hysteria over herpes and AIDS, the history of venereal disease in America requires us to examine social attitudes as well as purely medical concerns.

This brilliant study is the first book to chronicle the range and direction of American reactions to the VD problem over the last hundred years. Manuscript sources: p. [] No magic bullet: a social history of venereal disease in the United States since. The social hygiene movement was an attempt by Progressive-era reformers to control venereal disease, regulate prostitution and vice, and disseminate sexual education through the use of scientific research methods and modern media techniques.

Social hygiene as a profession grew alongside social work and other public health movements of the era. Social hygienists emphasized sexual continence. Begun in the outpatient clinics, MGH’s Social Services focused on patients with tuberculosis (the scourge of the era), with neurological problems, with venereal disease, unmarried pregnant girls, and children with orthopaedic problems.

Traveling extensively, Cannon brought her ideas to hospitals throughout the United States.Sexually transmitted diseases in nonhuman primates. Ideally, comparison with other primates should yield valuable clues to the evolution of human venereal diseases, but scanty knowledge is a handicap.