Should we prevent non-therapeutic and extreme body modification?

Bioethics. 2008 Jan; 22(1):8-15 Should we prevent non-therapeutic and extreme body modification? Schramme T ABSTRACT In this paper, I discuss several arguments against non-therapeutic mutilation. Interventions into bodily integrity, which do not serve a therapeutic purpose and are not regarded as aesthetically acceptable by the majority, e.g. tongue splitting, branding and flesh stapling, are nowContinue reading “Should we prevent non-therapeutic and extreme body modification?”