Researchers and clinicians face ethical and policy-based challenges in disclosing, preventing and treating psychosis. Which diagnostic labels should be considered to motivate more effective public and professional dialogue about psychosis risk?
AMA J Ethics. 2016;18(6):624-632. doi:
The American Medical Association named alcoholism and addiction as illnesses during the 20th century. Obesity, smoking, and motor vehicle safety were also named as public health issues and targeted in poster advertising campaigns.
AMA J Ethics. 2018;20(12):E1201-1211. doi:
Clinicians tend to view obesity as a disease, while members of the body positivity movement value their bodies as they are. Should clinicians treat obesity as a disease in patients who don’t see themselves as ill?
AMA J Ethics. 2018;20(12):E1195-1200. doi: