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.

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09 Nov 2011 13:47
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