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Should we classify obesity as a disease?

Atanasova, Dimitrinka (2016) Should we classify obesity as a disease? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Sep 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In light of recent global developments in efforts to tackle obesity, Dimitrinka Atanasova outlines some of the arguments for and against classifying obesity as a disease. She argues that, as it stands, it is wiser to stick with the status quo of seeing obesity as a contributor to chronic diseases.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 14:50
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2017 09:54
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70262

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