Most people get their medical information from the Internet. And that unnerving fact makes it especially important that medical websites are evidence-based, with information that’s accurate, balanced, and up-to-date.
How medicines are presented has a significant influence on prescribing patterns and perceptions of their safety. But informed consent isn’t possible if known harms are minimized or presented in ways that are faulty and misleading.
Read the full article here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/side-effects/202004/antidepressants-and-online-misinformation