Journal Articles as Marketing: Tricks of The Trade
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 3, Number 3, March 2005
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
It probably comes as little surprise to most readers that manufacturer-sponsored research is more likely to yield an outcome favorable to the sponsored product than similar non-sponsored research. What may be surprising is that there is actually a good-sized body of published research (non-sponsored, of course!) on this very topic.