Psychiatric Group Challenged Over Nemeroff Appointment

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America is facing a rebellion over the appointment to its board of Charles B. Nemeroff, a professor and chairman of the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Miami. More than 100 people have signed an online petition asking the association to reverse the appointment, citing Dr. Nemeroff’s history of accepting financial support from drug companies whose products he has supported through speeches and journal articles.

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