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“The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the nation’s leading patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses – depression and bipolar disorder. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments and discover a cure.” (; accessed 11/2/06)

Corporate Sponsors Include:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Janssen Pharmaceutica Products
  • Pfizer Inc
  • Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
    $10,000 - $149,000
  • MedEd Resource Group
  • Merck & Co., Inc.
    $5,000 - $9,999
  • Cyberonics, Inc.
  • Forest Laboratories
  • Neuronetics, Inc.
(; accessed 11/3/06)

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance was cited in an article in the New Scientist as having received more than 50 percent of its total funding of $3,522,919 from donations from pharmaceutical/ device companies. (Marshall, Jessica and Aldous, Peter. "Patient groups special: Swallowing the best advice?" New Scientist, 10/27/06, p.1)

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