Serotonin and depression: a disconnect between the advertisements and the scientific literature

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Resource Language: 
English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jeffrey R Lacasse
Jonathan Leo
Publisher: 
PLoS Medicine
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Examines direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) campaigns for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. Studies whether claims made in ads can be backed up with scientific evidence.

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ISSN 15491277 (print)
ISSN 15491676 (online)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.