For my short film “By yellow lights tormented” I researched all archived (monthly) editions of the British Journal of Psychiatry. My research covered 1993 to date (August 2015).
To play this short film please click here or on the image above
In my research I found that the archive of the British Journal of Psychiatry does NOT include contemporaneous adverts or sponsors.
Yet my memory, faulty as it most certainly is, would seem to recall that every monthly edition has included ‘big pharma’ adverts.
One edition of the archive, that of December 1997 [December 1997; Volume 171, Issue 6] includes advertising that continues to this day. A true archive should not be edited. All marketing should be included. Looking back I feel shocked. Why did I not see: that the science that matters to [us all] has been so easily brokered by vested interests?
This is happening still TODAY.
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