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Malady Mongers: How Drug Companies Sell Treatments By Inventing Diseases
By Michael Walsh, Yahoo News
The marketing strategy behind disease mongering is to link a disease with a drug.
Female Sexual Dysfunction: A Case of Pharma Disease Mongering
Allen Frances, M.D.
Allen Frances MD is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and forme...
A clear lesson from history: Whenever a profit is to be made by twisting the DSM, it will be twisted. The DSM-5 will give drug companies running room to continue their disease mongering of female sexual disorders, hyping this DSM diagnosis as a means of pushing pills.
Disease Mongering: Good For Big Pharma, Bad For You
Dr. Andrew Weil
Founder and director, The Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
There is a growing trend to promote diseases to fit existing drugs. As a culture, we should be suspicious whenever we hear of a new "disease," and ask whether it may just be a marketing ploy.
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