The Japanese Journal of Health and Medical Sociology
No. 28-1 [2017]


Experience of Reproduction: Health Care and Medical Care/Treatment

Preface to the Special Issue
 ………………………………………………… Chiaki Shirai……1

Experience of Reproduction:

Health Care and Medical Care/Treatment
 ………………………………………………… Chiaki Shirai……2

TThe Process of Finding Meaning in a Woman’s Experience of Infertility While Receiving in-vitro Fertilization: Trajectory Equifinality Modeling (TEM)
 ………………………………………………… Yuko Yasuda……12

Difficulty of the Decision Support in Prenatal Testing: From the Narrative of Genetic Counselors and Clinical Psychotherapist
 ………………………………………………… Setsuko Sugano……23

Problem of Abortion Medical Care as Support for “Mother”: From Interviews with Japanese Women Who Experienced Abortion Treatment
 ………………………………………………… Keiko Atsuta……34

Research Note

linical Application of Caring through Writing: Survivors of Breast or Gynecological Cancer
 ………………………………………………… Michiko Kadobayashi, Mizue Shiromaru, Migiwa Nakada, Mikiyo Sato……44

Book Review Special Issue

Preface to the Book Review Special Issue
 ………………………………………………… Takashi Iguchi……56

Toward ‘the Sociology of Dying’
 ………………………………………………… Yoshinori Takata……57

Reply
 …………………………………………………Shimon Tashiro……68

The Tides of ‘Patient Expertise’ in Atopic Dermatitis: A Potentiality of ‘Popular Sector’
 ………………………………………………… Reina Sato……71

Reply
 ………………………………………………… Miho Ushiyama……78

The Medicalization of Depression in Japan
 ………………………………………………… Yoko Yamada……82

Reply
 ………………………………………………… Junko Kitanaka……92