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Serotonin and Depression: A Disconnect between the Advertisements and the Scientific Literature

  • Jeffrey R Lacasse,
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  • Published: November 08, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020392

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Against Advertising of Psych Medication

Posted by plosmedicine on 30 Mar 2009 at 23:49 GMT

Author: Molly Baxter
Position: Sales
Institution: Art 4 U
Submitted Date: December 06, 2005
Published Date: December 9, 2005
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

I am very tired of advertisers spending $millions on psych drugs which are based on a pseudo science (psychiatry). We live in a society which is over-drugged and Madison Ave is contributing to this situation with "cute" ads advocating drugs that have dangerous side-effects.

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