‘Merchants of Discontent’: An Exploration of the Psychology of Advertising, Addiction, and the Implications for Commercial Speech
74 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2011
Date Written: 2001
This paper compares the psychology of addiction and the psychology of advertising and argues that parallels suggest that some regulation of advertising may be justified in the interest of public health.
Keywords: First Amendment, Commercial Speech, Addiction, Advertising
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