Here are some selected readings on Overdiagnosis and related problems.
Welch G, Schwartz L, Woloshin S. Overdiagnosed: Making people sick in pursuit of health, Beacon Press, Boston, 2011
Moynhan R, Cassels A. Selling Sickness: how the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are turning us all into patients. Nation Books, New York, 2005
Cassels A. Seeking Sickness: Medical screening and the misguided hunt for disease. Greystone, 2012
Brownlee S., Overtreated: why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer. Bloomsbury, 2007.
Medical Journal Theme Issues
PLoS Medicine, Theme Issue on Disease-Mongering, April 11, 2006