“Illness Inflation”


The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel presents an interactive infographic detailing the pharmaceutical industry’s involvement in the promotion of several psychiatric disorders, including adult ADHD, binge-eating disorder, female sexual interest/arousal disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, low testosterone, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. “From binge-eating disorder to overactive bladder, new definitions or lowered thresholds mean millions more people — overnight — fit the criteria of having treatable disorders.”

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