Ray Moynihan

Competing interests

1) Have you in the past five years accepted the following from an organisation that may in any way gain or lose financially from the results of your study or the conclusions of your review, editorial, or letter?

a) Reimbursement for attending a symposium?
No
b) A fee for speaking?
No
c) A fee for organising education?
No
d) Funds for research?
No
e) Funds for a member of staff?
No
f) Fees for consulting?
No

2) Have you in the past five years been employed by an organisation that may in any way gain or lose financially from the results of your study or the conclusions of your review, editorial, or letter?
No

3) Do you hold any stocks or shares in an organisation that may in any way gain or lose financially from the results of your study or the conclusions of your review, editorial, or letter?
No

4) Have you acted as an expert witness on the subject of your study, review, editorial, or letter?
No

5) Do you have any other competing financial interests? If so, please specify.
I am a freelance researcher-writer and the author of these two books currently in print:

Moynihan R, Sweet M, Ten questions you must ask your doctor, Allen & Unwin, Sydney 2008.

Moynihan R, Cassels A, Selling sickness: how drug companies are turning us all into patients, 2005, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, also published under different titles in USA, Canada, Japan, UK, Taiwan, Hong-Kong, Greece, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, and China, and other countries.

I am also co-producer of the educational DVD, The new epidemic: a short film about Motivational Deficiency Disorder.

I am Visiting Editor with the BMJ, an honorary conjoint lecturer with the University of Newcastle, and currently working on a forthcoming book on female sexual problems.