April 12, 2006

We're All Manic: The Selling of Bipolar Disorder

PLoS medicine has a great, great, great series of articles out today on, well, as you can see, "disease mongering." Among the more controversial articles is a piece by David Healy on the increasing diagnosis of mood disorder. He attacks his favorite company, and there's been lots of discussion of a piece published on the role of David Healy in similar debates about antidepressants. But the piece in PLoS is the most pointed critique of mood disorder marketing yet to appear in the literature.

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