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Psychosocial, ethical, and legal consequences of genetic research in obesity - [German]


Duration:

Jan 2005 - Dec 2009

Funding body:

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

Contact:

Hilbert, Anja

Philipps University of Marburg

Department of Psychology

Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Therapy

Gutenbergstrasse 18

35032 Marburg

Germany

Phone: +49-(0)6421-282 3787 Fax: +49-(0)6421-282 8904

E-Mail: hilbert@staff.uni-marburg.de
URL: http://www.uni-marburg.de/nfg-adipositas

Head:

Rief, Winfried (Prof. Dr.)

Member:

Anja Hilbert, PhD, Jens Ried, MA, BD, Daniel Schneider

Short Description:

Goals: to establish a junior researchers group for investigation of ethical, legal, and psychosocial consequences of genetic research on obesity; to investigate influence of genetic findings on obesity on social stigmatization, causal attributions, self-control in eating behavior etc.; to clarify legal and ethical implications of these findings.

Keywords

abortion – AIDS – animal ethics

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