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Owen Dempsey
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New book by Owen Dempsey uses a psychosocial critique of anticipatory medical diagnostic testing, such as cancer screening, to identify the healthcare harms and to point the way toward a more loving response to over medicalisation and overdiagnosis.
Routledge has just published this new book. I have been researching and writing this over the past ten years or so. By way of knowledge and so called ‘expertise’, I have experience as a UK GP,  of  teaching,  and of some health services research, and an…
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rhetoric full of implied but unjustified criticism of Methadone and a 'harm reduction' policy. What does 'parked' mean? Whats is full treatment, what does the government think is required to 'force' people to become fully clean. This is dangerous and demoralising claptrap. Is it speaking to the voter naturally prejudiced against the depraved druggies who 'should ideally be in prison doing cold turkey'??  Why do I have the feeling IDS would like to see Methadone banned altogether as it is in Russia - with its massive Heroin and Heroin related problems. there is good evidence that methadone improves health as well as reduces adverse social consequences of Heroin addiction.
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