Talking back to Prozac
David Healy was among the first psychiatrists to prescribe Prozac. Now he's one of the fiercest critics of Big Pharma's "marketing" of depression. Did his outspoken views cost him his job?
FOR THE PAST several years, David has been taking on Goliath. In a flood of academic publications and talks, the British psychiatrist David Healy has issued harsh criticisms of both the pharmaceutical industry in general and the nearly $20 billion-dollar-a-year antidepressant industry in particular. Healy's central charge: The manufacturers of Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft and the other drugs belonging to the ... (Full Article: 1991 Words)
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