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Drug Companies & Doctors: A Story of Corruption

@inproceedings{Angell2012DrugC,
  title={Drug Companies & Doctors: A Story of Corruption},
  author={Marcia Angell},
  year={2012}
}
  • Marcia Angell
  • Published 2012
  • Take the case of Dr. Joseph L. Biederman, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and chief of pediatric psychopharmacology at Harvard's Massachusetts General Hospital. Thanks largely to him, children as young as two years old are now being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and treated with a cocktail of powerful drugs, many of which were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for that purpose and none of which were approved for children below ten years of age. 

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