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Personal Data in the Marketplace: Credit, Insurance, and Advertising

James B. Rule

in Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195307832
eISBN:
9780199944040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307832.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter studies surveillance in people's financial affairs and in the world of markets and profit-making. The discussion focuses on the marketing of personal data in three domains, namely direct ... More


Direct-to-Consumer Advertising: Status Quo and Suggestions to Enhance the Delivery of Independent Medication Information

Wolf-Dieter Ludwig and Gisela Schott

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs has become a focus of public policy concern and academic research. Through it, pharmaceutical companies influence major parts of the health ... More


Appropriating Disorder

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

All the neuroscience talk in psychiatry has fed a widespread assumption that people look to medication and speak of their suffering in terms of neurobiology because they have been schooled in ... More


Direct-to-Consumer Advertising in Health Care: An Overview of Economic Issues

Ernst R. Berndt and Julie M. Donohue

in Incentives and Choice in Health Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195775
eISBN:
9780262283816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195775.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs in the United States and New Zealand and its economic effects on health care. It looks at the major issues that are ... More


Medicine-Chest Roulette

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the careless use of prescription drugs such as Accutane in what Steve Findlay called “medicine-chest roulette.” In his May 1988 article in the U.S. News and World Report, ... More


Pharmaceutical Marketing

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The pharmaceutical industry has been heavily criticized for the amount it spends, as well as for the tactics it uses to promote drugs. This chapter begins by providing an overview of pharmaceutical ... More


Polypharmacy: The Problem with Pills

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter comments on doctors' propensity to overprescribe, a practice known as polypharmacy. Polypharmacy simply means “many drugs,” and may be quite appropriate in certain cases, such as an ... More


Introduction

Frank A. Sloan and Hirschel Kasper

in Incentives and Choice in Health Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195775
eISBN:
9780262283816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195775.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book focuses on the role of incentives in health and health care decision making. Drawing on various concepts and empirical findings, it explores how incentives affect the behavior of patients, ... More


The legal market: prescription and diversion of psychopharmaceuticals

Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, María Elena Medina-Mora, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198818014
eISBN:
9780191859410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818014.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The growth of modern medicine, is paralleled by substantial growth in psychopharmaceutical medications designed to treat psychiatric disorders, pain, cognitive dysfunction, mental distress, and sleep ... More


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