Observed and Normative Discount Functions in Addiction and other Diseases
Cruz Rambaud, Salvador; Muñoz Torrecillas, María J.; Takahashi, Taiki;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Pharmacology,volume 8,page416 (issn: 1663-9812, eissn: 1663-9812)
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- Subject: hazard rate | disease | (generalized) exponentiated hyperbolic discounting | RM1-950 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | Pharmacology | addiction | Original Research | hyperbolic discounting | delay discountingmesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
The aim of this paper is to find a suitable discount function able to describe the progression of a certain addiction or disease under treatment as a discounting process. In effect, a certain indicator related to a disease decays over time in a manner which is mathemati... View more