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Gonzalez did not hesitate in affirming more than once the incurability in the case of Elena and that there was no other choice but her confinement.
Its incurability and its link to sexual transmission breeds fear among the infected and the affected, and this leads to social stigma, which is the isolation and discrimination of the infected and their families.
Until recently, mental health professionals subscribed to the concept of chronicity, the belief that those who suffer from chronic mental illness were doomed to a life sentence of hopelessness, despair and incurability.
exaggerated fears of communicability and, unfortunately, more accurate perceptions of incurability.
Moreover, Larson observes parents struggling with the issue of the incurability, while at the same time remaining hopeful for the future of the child as they actively pursue solutions which the community can offer.
As Kolb appreciated, under the regime proposed by Votta a determination of incurability would confer a valuable privilege (maintenance), and thus there would be considerable incentive for addicts to be so diagnosed, including those who might succeed in "scientific treatment.
Finally he considers problems connected with bioethics such as euthanasia and on that basis outlines some philosophical ideas on incurability, meaning, time, suffering and anguish.
28] The twelve-month period with regard to humans is thus only an estimate, and the crucial factor in the definition of terefah is the medical diagnosis of incurability.
The picture supposedly proves the "scientific" incurability of the insane by electroshock and justifies gassing them to death as the only other valid option.
It's not too far-fetched to sense an element of seldentification in Beethoven's humanising treatment of the sufferings of Christ on the Mount of Olives, the composer having only recently learned of the incurability of the deafness, expressing his agony i n the Heilegenstadt Testament, the most moving non-suicide note in cultural history.
Such rapid growth, however, is often evidence of incurability because of the aggressiveness of the disease.