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Title Selling sickness [electronic resource] / a Paradigm Pictures production ; director, Catherine Scott ; producer, Pat Fiske.
Published Boston, MA : Fanlight Productions, 2005.

Description 1 online resource (52 min.)
Series Health and society in video
Note "Presented by Icarus Films" --Title frame.
Originally produced by the Australian Film Finance Corporation Limited in 2004.
Previously published as DVD.
Related to the book Selling Sickness / Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels.
Title from opening frames and end credits.
Summary Documentary examines the pharmaceutical industry's marketing of antidepressants with particular emphasis on the firm GlaxoSmithKline. It explores the unhealthy relationships between society, medical science and the pharmaceutical industry as they promote miracle cures - selling not just drugs but also the latest diseases that go with them. It also looks at the growing controversy around SSRI antidepressants (especially as they affect adolescents) and follows British psychiatrist David Healy and patients' accusations that aggressive drug marketing is blurring the boundaries between medical conditions and ordinary life.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Health and society in video). Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Healy, David, 1954-
Advertising -- Drugs -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Advertising -- Medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Drugs -- Marketing -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medicine -- Marketing -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Pharmaceutical industry -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Genre Documentary films.
Internet videos.
Related Names Australian Film Finance Corporation.
First Run/Icarus Films.
Paradigm Pictures.
Alternate Title Ill for every pill
Collection Title Alexander Street Press.
NIH/NLM Women's Health Resources Dissemination Outreach Project Grant.
Additional Format Original