This is amazing news. The British Medical Association gave first place to a book that is scathingly critical of the health care system. Things are definitely changing in the right direction. There is evidence of this often now even while there is plenty of reason to still be very concerned as psychiatry continues to harm. See: The tide is turning…yes, psychiatry must face reality
Thanks to CEP (Counsel for Evidence Based Psychiatry) for sharing this info:
Professor Peter Gøtzsche has won first prize in the 2014 BMA book awards in the Basis of Medicine Category with his most recent book, ‘Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare’, published by Radcliffe Publishing. Peter is Director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre and a member of CEP.
The BMA reviewer commented as follows:
‘I would say that this book should be compulsory reading for medical students and junior doctors to make them…
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