The politician: a public health problem?

John B Best
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja15.00177
Published online: 4 May 2015

A triad of risk factors jeopardises the health of the nation

In the late 1960s I was strongly influenced by Professor Alan Davies, the then Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne, among whose many interests were the behavioural characteristics of politicians.

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  • University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.


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