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Ethical issues in the bioprediction of brain-based disorder

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The development of predictive biomarkers in neuroscience is increasingly enabling bioprediction of adverse behavioural events, from psychosis to impulsive violent reaction. Because many brain-based disorders can be thought of as end-states of a long development, bioprediction carries immense therapeutic potential.

In this thesis, I analyse issues raised by the development of bioprediction of brain-based disorder. I argue that ethical analysis of probabilities and risk information bi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Ethox Center, Oxford Centre for Neuroethics
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Public Health
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Funding agency for:
Matthew L Baum
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:9978211b-5b61-4dba-bbba-157239664b2c
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ora:6945

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