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Selling Sickness

How the World"s Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies are Turning Us all into Patients

by Ray Moynihan

  • 374 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advertising & Promotion,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Marketing - General,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Advertising,
  • Drugs,
  • Marketing,
  • Pharmaceutical industry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9705647M
    ISBN 101553652177
    ISBN 109781553652175

    Read this book and a ‘Disease Awareness Campaign’ advertisement on TV will never look the same again. Selling Sickness is highly recommended as an eye-opener for the general public and should be compulsory reading for all health professionals and health science students. HS Int News index. Page views since 15 March Comments. The book Selling Sickness (written by Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels) is a nonfiction book aimed at a general audience pitched at about the level of Joseph Shapiro's No Pity. Both explore the ways that society's reliance on prescription drugs is sustained and broadened by pharmaceutical companies seeking to increase profits. Both take as.

      selling sickness Movies Preview Marketing is mostly about selling a product and medical science have much different goals. A recent book by Allen Frances MD who was the Chair for the DSM IV (previous DSM before 5) "Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of. Co-written by Ray Moynihan (author of the book Selling Sickness, ), an internationally respected health journalist and current guest editor at The British Medical Journal, the documentary reveals aspects of the drug trade not mentioned in commercials or magazines, including the deceptive use of clinical trials sponsored by the.

    This the fundamental argument of Selling Sickness, a book about big drug companies by Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels. Take the market for SAD, Social Anxiety Disorder. Get this from a library! Selling sickness: how the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies are turning us all into patients. [Ray Moynihan; Alan Cassels] -- "Thirty years ago, Henry Gadsden, the head of Merck, one of the world's largest drug companies, told Fortune magazine that he wanted Merck to be more like chewing gum maker Wrigley's. It had long.


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Selling Sickness reveals how widening the boundaries of illness and lowering the threshold for treatments is creating millions of new patients and billions in new profits, in turn threatening to bankrupt health-care systems all over the world.

As more and more of ordinary life becomes medicalized, the industry moves ever closer to Gadsden's Cited by: Selling Sickness book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Thirty years ago, the head of the drug company Merck made some rem /5. Now a new book, Selling Sickness: How the World's Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies Are Turning Us All Into Patients, examines how the drug industry makes new markets by creating and expanding the definition of disease, from depression to attention deficit disorder, social anxiety to high cholesterol.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Selling Sickness: How the World's Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies Are /5(). With compelling clarity, Selling Sickness reveals how the ups and downs of daily life are becoming mental disorders, and common complaints are being transformed into frightening conditions.

Shyness is Social Anxiety Disorder, PMS is a psychiatric illness called PMDD, and active children now have ADHD. Selling sickness: the pharmaceutical industry and disease mongering.

Ray Moynihan, journalist, a Iona Heath, general practitioner, b and David Henry, professor of clinical pharmacology c Author Cited by: Selling Sickness: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Disease Mongering Article (PDF Available) in BMJ (online) () May with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Selling Sickness dovetails the release of the powerful film version of John le Carre’s fictionalized book, The Constant Gardner (). At a minimum the film raises serious questions about the immoral dumping of lethal drugs on Third World populations, and the integrity of industry-sponsored clinical trials conducted in those underdeveloped.

This book, Selling Sickness: How the World’s Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies Are Turning Us All into Patients, shows how the expanding boundaries of illness and lowering the threshold of treatments is creating millions of new a direct outcome of this, billions of dollars worth of profits are going to pharmaceutical corporations.

“Ultimately, as Selling Sickness makes compellingly clear, a health system that allows drug companies to play a role in defining who is sick is fundamentally unhealthy. In “ Canada, one of the worst forms of selling sickness is largely prohibited here: the direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs.

Ray Moynihan talked about the book he co-wrote with Alan Cassels, Selling Sickness: How the World’s Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies Are Turning.

Selling Sickness is a spirited journalistic exposure of the methods used by the pharmaceutical industry to expand the market for its products. These include the redefinition of risk factors—such as raised cholesterol and blood pressure, or reduced bone mineral density—as diseases afflicting substantial sections of society and requiring treatment with by: I found this book to be both fascinating and disturbing, and feel it has an important message for all of us.

—Canadian Pharmaceuticals Journal () A welcome and accessible expose of profit-driven pharmaceutical companies and their extensive influence in selling sickness to the 'healthy well.' —Canadian Journal of Communications/5(46).

Selling Sickness: How Drug Companies Are Turning Us All Into Patients by Ray Moynihan. ‘ read this book and rage.' — Clive Hamilton ‘This remarkable investigation of the Sickness Industry is by two accomplished writers with an incredible story to tell.'. Selling Sickness Author: Ray Moynihan ISBN: Genre: Business & Economics File Size: 93 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi Download: Read: Selling Sickness How the World's Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies Are Turning Us All Into Patients (Book): Moynihan, Ray.

Selling sickness: The pharmaceutical industry and disease mongering Commentary: Medicalisation of risk factors. vision of sickness as meaning something is wrong. Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since Selling Sickness - Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels - - Allen & Unwin - Australia.

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Get this from a library! Selling sickness. [Paradigm Pictures.; Australian Film Finance Corporation.; First Run/Icarus Films.;] -- Documentary examines the pharmaceutical industry's marketing of antidepressants with particular emphasis on the firm GlaxoSmithKline.

It explores the unhealthy relationships between society, medical.Selling Sickness, People before Profits in Washington, DC was the 3rd in a series of breakthrough conferences focusing on disease-mongering and the urgent need for active healthcare reform first was in Newcastle, Australia in and the second in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in The Washington conference brought together medical .Selling Sickness.

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