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Help sufferers of obesity and addiction help themselves

Alaaldin, Ranj (2015) Help sufferers of obesity and addiction help themselves. British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Feb 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

David Cameron recently proposed that those suffering from obesity and addiction might lose access to benefits if they refuse treatment. Critics, meanwhile, argue that the state should instead focus on increasing regulation of unhealthy products. In this article, Ranj Alaaldin argues that the problem should be confronted on both ends – it would be irresponsible not to encourage self-discipline and personal responsibility.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 15:43
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2017 11:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72227

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