PHARMAGEDDON!

AlterNet / By Martha Rosenberg

Pharmageddon: The Drug Industry’s Grip on Our Health and Lives

An interview with David Healy, an expert witness in homicide, suicide and birth defect legal actions involving psychotropic drugs.
June 24, 2012  |
  The following article first appeared on Counterpunch. 

David Healy is a Professor of Psychiatry at Bangor University. He is a former Secretary of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, and author of over 175 peer reviewed articles, 200 other pieces and 20 books, including The Antidepressant Era, and The Creation of Psychopharmacology from Harvard University Press,The Psychopharmacologists Volumes 1-3, Let Them Eat ProzacMania, & Pharmageddon.  He has been involved as an expert witness in homicide, suicide and birth defect legal actions involving psychotropic drugs, and in bringing problems with these drugs to the attention of American and British regulators, as well raising awareness of how pharmaceutical companies sell drugs by marketing diseases and co-opting academic opinion-leaders, ghostwriting their articles.

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