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Moral responsibility for (un)healthy behaviour

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Combatting chronic, lifestyle-related disease has become a healthcare priority in the developed world. The role personal responsibility should play in healthcare provision has growing pertinence given the growing significance of individual lifestyle choices for health. Media reporting focussing on the ‘bad behaviour’ of individuals suffering lifestyle-related disease, and policies aimed at encouraging ‘responsibilisation’ in healthcare highlight the importance of understanding the scope of re...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/medethics-2012-100774

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of Medical Ethics More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
11
Pages:
695-698
Publication date:
2013-01-11
Acceptance date:
2012-12-13
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EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
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pubs:730776
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uuid:aaa4d7ed-cf43-4d25-ae80-dd118381c70b
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pubs:730776
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730776
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2017-09-27

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