Interface between authorship, industry and science in the domain of therapeutics.

  title={Interface between authorship, industry and science in the domain of therapeutics.},
  author={David I Healy and D. Cattell},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND Changes in the character of medical authorship. Aims To compare the impact of industry-linked and non-industry linked articles. METHOD We compared articles on sertraline being coordinated by a medical writing agency with articles not coordinated in this way. We calculated numbers of Medline-listed articles per author, journal impact factors, literature profiles and citation rates of both sets of articles. RESULTS Non-agency-linked articles on sertraline had an average of 2.95… CONTINUE READING

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