From the Festival of Ideas at the University of Melbourne
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.”
- 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