Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 29, Issue 5, pp 500–501 | Cite as

The Association of Pharmaceutical Company Promotional Spending With Resident Physician Prescribing Behavior

  • Frederick Y. Huang
  • Daniel S. Weiss
  • Paul G. Fenimore
  • Anne M. Fleming
  • Ellen Haller
  • Jonathan E. Lichtmacher
  • Stuart J. Eisendrath
Letters

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick Y. Huang
    • 1
  • Daniel S. Weiss
    • 1
  • Paul G. Fenimore
    • 1
  • Anne M. Fleming
    • 1
  • Ellen Haller
    • 1
  • Jonathan E. Lichtmacher
    • 1
  • Stuart J. Eisendrath
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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