pharmaceutical companies

Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix It

In this book (published 2013), Dr. Ben Goldacre (psychiatrist) argues that: “Drugs are tested by the people who manufacture them, in poorly designed trials, on hopelessly small numbers of weird, unrepresentative patients, and analysed using techniques which are flawed by…
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Manufacturing Depression: The Secret History of a Modern Disease

Concerning this book (by Gary Greenberg, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010), the publishers say: “According to the Office of National Statistics, depression occurs in 1 in 10 adults in Britain at any one time. But what constitutes depression? And what role have the…
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ADHD Nation: The disorder. The drugs. The inside story.

The publishers say: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will soon be the most frequently diagnosed chronic condition among children, surpassing asthma. Yet research shows that ADHD can’t be that prevalent. ADHD, a problem once thought to affect a small percentage…
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