social disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n social disease a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
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Quotations

  • Heave
    Heave
    “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
  • Susie Orbach
    Susie Orbach
    “Fat is a social disease, and fat is a feminist issue.”

Usage

In literature:

Organized charity itself is the symptom of a malignant social disease.
"The Pivot of Civilization" by Margaret Sanger
I object to the discussion of diseases at social gatherings.
"The Independence of Claire" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The strongest reasons against such diseases are economic and social, not physiological.
"Civics and Health" by William H. Allen
Immorality is a kind of social disease, for which the community needs to find a remedy.
"Society" by Henry Kalloch Rowe
Not poverty alone, but disease, lunacy, prostitution, criminality are all the results of bad social and economic conditions.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
Let us confess that the knife has a large place in the extermination of social diseases.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
The social position exerts an influence on the pain and the tendency to disease at this epoch.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
The havoc which venereal diseases bring to the men of all social classes is tremendous.
"Psychology and Social Sanity" by Hugo Münsterberg
Owen's diagnosis of the social disease explains Southey's partiality.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
In order to successfully combat prostitution and venereal disease, fundamental social reforms are necessary.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
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In poetry:

Whether dispensing hope, and ease
To the pale victim of disease,
Or in the social crowd you sit,
And charm the group with sense and wit,
Moore's partial ear will not disdain
Attention to my artless strain.
"An Epistle To Dr. Moore" by Helen Maria Williams

In news:

Selective amnesia and creative revisionism run rampant this time of year, like social diseases in a pre-penicillin bordello.
A federal report provides a framework for public health efforts to address the health and social needs of people with chronic disease .
Social Media Join Toolkit for Hunters of Disease.
Marmot MG Social class and coronary heart disease.
Doctors target gun violence as a social disease .
Doctors Consider Gun Violence a Social Disease .
Yes say public health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease .
Historical efforts to control, contain, and cure the spread of disease have affected international relations and domestic political/social policies.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is trying to reduce stigma and complacency around HIV and AIDS with a new advertising and social media blitz featuring Americans living with the disease.
Social Media Eyed As Tool To Curb Disease Spread.
A research team at Kansas State University is looking at the usefulness of social media in curbing the spread of infectious diseases.
"To cure disease and prevent death is to promote the fundamental conditions of social welfare.".
A research team at Kansas State University is looking at the usefulness of social media in curbing the spread of infectious diseases .
Warfare, disease, social unrest and over-farming have all been cited as.
Inspire the World to Fitness®: Through land and water exercise, IDEA member Kathi Sims provides physical and social support for people living with Parkinson 's disease.
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In science:

In social contexts, information and diseases are actually suggested to propagate in a manner different from as we imagine by the analogy of regular graphs such as the Cayley trees and regular lattices.
Return times of random walk on generalized random graphs
Social networks form the substrate where dynamical processes such as disease propagation and information spreading take place.
Self-avoiding walks on scale-free networks
Schinazi, On the role of social clusters in the transmission of infectious diseases, J.
Approximating critical parameters of branching random walks
Education, social status, and income are examples of variables that epidemiologists frequently consider as confounders even though their relationship with disease is seldom causal.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Unfortunately, since in practice random network models are often used to describe decentralized processes (e.g., growth of social or financial networks, spread of disease, etc.), such a comparison between unrelated edges can be a bit artificial in these circumstances.
Construction and Analysis of Random Networks with Explosive Percolation
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