Video: Medicalising Normality

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From the Festival of Ideas at the University of Melbourne

http://www.ideas.unimelb.edu.au/events/medicalising-normality

What is and is not a real disease? Our speakers tackle the difference between a “normal” problem and a genuine disease, exploring the dangers of “diagnostic inflation.”

Speakers’ topics:

  • Professor Jon Jureidini – Medicalising normal kids and the dangers of over-prescribing.
  • Mr Ray Moynihan – Medicalisiing normal sexual problems and more.
  • Mr Martin Palin – In defence of disease awareness.

Follow up with the keynote: Asparagus Syndrome

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