TITLE

Given the choice, I'd have the miracle pill story

AUTHOR(S)
Goldacre, Ben
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/5/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7600, p932
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's opinion on a lack of media coverage which was seen following the release of the results of a medical trial which showed that one treatment for children at high risk of developing conduct disorder could significantly improve antisocial behavior. Arguments are presented which suggest that pharmaceutical companies often influence media coverage of medical stories with money and influential public relations techniques including the establishment of long term relationships with journalists.
ACCESSION #
24999966

 

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