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Disease mongering

Cooper, Rachel (2013) Disease mongering. In: The international encyclopaedia of ethics. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester. ISBN 9781405186414

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Abstract

Disease mongers seek to increase the perceived incidence of diseases so that they can sell drugs or other medical services. Disease mongers can either (1) split current disease categories into multiple categories, or (2) medicalize conditions previously considered normal.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: business ethics ; medicine ; practical (applied) ethics
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Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations (Merged into PPR 2010-08-01)
ID Code: 50916
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 09 Nov 2011 13:47
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2013 11:16
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/50916

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