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ADHD "Experts" Conflicts of Interest

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." Upton Beall Sinclair Jr.

This alphabetical list below includes the:

It only lists some of their relationships with business involved in the manufacturing and/or marketing of ADHD drugs. It does not include ties to other commercial organisations involved in the ADHD Industry or many other Big Pharma financial relationships. It was compiled in November 2021 and does not include any payments made since then.

# Indicates this ‘expert’ is a signatory of The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement.


X indicates that the ‘expert’ is a signatory to the The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement but did not declare the preceding ADHD drug manufacturer financial relationship in the statement.

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