Last updated 14 Sept 2021

2021

Papers in peer reviewed journals

Boesen K, Gøtzsche PC, Ioannidis JPA. EMA and FDA psychiatric drug trial guidelines: assessment of guideline development and trial design recommendations. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 2021;30:e35, 110.

Boesen K, Simonsen AL, Jørgensen KJ, Gøtzsche PC. Cross-sectional study of medical advertisements in a national general medical journal: evidence, cost, and safe use of advertised versus comparative drugs. Res Integr Peer Rev. 2021 May 10;6(1):8

Demasi M. COVID-19 and metabolic syndrome: could diet be the key? BMJ Evidence Based Medicine 2021;26:1-2.

Demasi M, Jefferson T. Placebo – the unknown variable in a controlled trial. JAMA Intern Med 2021;181:577-8.

Gøtzsche PC, Jørgensen KJ. EMA’s mishandling of an investigation into suspected serious neurological harms of HPV vaccines. BMJ Evid Based Med 2021 Jan 29:bmjebm-2020-111470. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2020-111470. Epub ahead of print.

Paludan-Müller AS, Sharma T, Rasmussen K, Gøtzsche PC. Extensive selective reporting of quality of life in clinical study reports and publications of placebo-controlled trials of antidepressants. Int J Risk Saf Med 2021;32:87-99.

Books and book chapters

Gøtzsche PC. Mental överlevnadshandbok. Stockholm: Karneval förlag; 2021.

Gøtzsche PC. Kit de sopravvivenza per la salute mentale. Roma: Giovanni Fioriti Editore; 2021.

Gøtzsche PC. Vaccines: truth, lies, and controversy. New York: Skyhorse; 2021.

Gøtzsche PC. Overlevingspakket voor de psychiatrie: En het afbouwen van psychiatrische medicijnen. Zutphen: Walburg Pers; 2021.

Gøtzsche PC. Mentalt overlevelseskit og udtrapning af psykofarmaka. Copenhagen: Dispuks Forlag og Institute for Scientific Freedom; 2021.

Other publications

Demasi M. The Cochrane Tapes. Maryanne Demasis’ blog 2021 Sept 13.

Demasi M. Secrecy fuels COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. Maryanne Demasis’ blog 2021 Aug 24.

Demasi M. Should COVID-19 vaccines be mandatory? Maryanne Demasis’ blog 2021 Aug 12.

Demasi M. COVID-19; Should we be vaccinating 12-15 year olds? Maryanne Demasis’ blog 2021 Aug 3.

Demasi M, Gøtzsche PC. COVID-19 vaccine passports are not evidence-based and violate people’s freedom of choice.
Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 Apr 9 and BMJ April 8.

Gøtzsche PC. The Cochrane Tapes reveal a horrendous show trial against a critic of psychiatry. Mad in America 2021 Sept 13.

Gøtzsche PC. The Cochrane Tapes reveal one of the worst show trials ever conducted in academia. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 Sept 13.

Gøtzsche PC. The head of WHO’s COVID-19 mission reveals China’s total cover up on Danish TV. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 Aug 20.

Gøtzsche PC. Garbage in, garbage out: the newest Cochrane meta-analysis of depression pills in children. Mad in America 2021 Aug 19.

Gøtzsche PC. World record in number of P-values in a randomised clinical trial? Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 Aug 10.

Gøtzsche PC. Comment on book review about vaccines. Ind J Med Ethics 2021 Aug 10.

Gøtzsche PC. My concerns are increasing. Cochrane Library 2021 Aug 5.

Gøtzsche PC. It was Taiwan, not China, that alerted WHO to the new virus. BMJ 2021 July 10.

Gøtzsche PC. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs do not have anti-inflammatory effects. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 June 23.

Gøtzsche PC. How we got access to clinical study reports in 2011 despite EMA’s steadfast refusal. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 June 2.

Gøtzsche PC. Made in China: the coronavirus that killed millions of people. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 May 19.

Gøtzsche PC. Cochrane: a sinking supertanker? Funding of UK Cochrane groups in jeopardy. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 May 15.

Gøtzsche PC. Vera Sharav, President for the US Alliance for Human Research Protection, believes in corona conspiracy theories and makes totally unjustified comparisons with Nazi Germany. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 May 3.

Gøtzsche PC. Book review. Children of the Cure: Missing Data, Lost Lives and Antidepressants. A shocking must-read. Samizdathealth.org 2021 Apr 9.

Gøtzsche PC. Medicinalindustrien skal ikke blande sig i lægers arbejde. Jyllands-Posten 2021 Feb 24.

Gøtzsche PC. Åbn Danmark igen, og gør det frivilligt at bære mundbind. Jyllands-Posten 2021 Feb 18.

Gøtzsche PC. Stop nedlukningen af samfundet: Vi vil have vores liv tilbage. Jyllands-Posten 2021 Feb 8.

Gøtzsche PC. Serious editorial misconduct at Scientific American related to COVID-19. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2021 Jan 1.

2020

Papers in peer reviewed journals

Demasi M. US nutritionists call for dietary guideline limits on saturated fat intake to be lifted. BMJ 2020; 371:m4226.

Demasi M. Outing drug company corruption comes at a cost. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2020 Dec 29.

Demasi M. COVID-19 and metabolic syndrome: could diet be the key? BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine 2020 July 9.

Demasi M, Gøtzsche PC. Presentation of benefits and harms of antidepressants on websites: A cross-sectional study. Int J Risk Saf Med 2020;31:53-65.

Gøtzsche PC. Long-term use of benzodiazepines, stimulants and lithium is not evidence-based. Clin Neuropsychiatry 2020;17:281-3.

Gøtzsche PC. The coronavirus pandemic: can we handle such epidemics better? J R Soc Med 2020;113:171-5.

Gøtzsche PC. Long-term use of antipsychotics and antidepressants is not evidence-based. Int J Risk Saf Med 2020;31:37-42.

Gøtzsche PC, Dinnage O. What have antidepressants been tested for? A systematic review. Int J Risk Saf Med 2020;31:157-163.

Gøtzsche PC, Sørensen A. Systematic violations of patients’ rights and safety: Forced medication of a cohort of 30 patients. Ind J Med Ethics 2020;Oct-Dec;5(4) NS: 312-8.

Jefferson T, Demasi M, Doshi P. Statins for primary prevention: what is the regulator’s role? BMJ Evidence Based Medicine 2020 Feb 26.

Jørgensen L, Gøtzsche PC, Jefferson T. Benefits and harms of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines: comparison of trial data from clinical study reports with corresponding trial register entries and journal publications. Syst Rev 2020;9:42.

Jørgensen L, Gøtzsche PC, Jefferson T. Benefits and harms of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines: systematic review with meta-analyses of trial data from clinical study reports. Syst Rev 2020;9:43.

Books and book chapters

Gøtzsche PC. Kit de survie en santé mentale et sevrage des médicaments psychiatriques. Copenhagen: Institute for Scientific Freedom; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Kit de supervivencia para la salud mental y retirada de psicofármacos. Copenhagen: Institute for Scientific Freedom; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Kit de sobrevivência em saúde mental e retirada dos medicamentos psiquiátricos. Copenhagen: Institute for Scientific Freedom; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Mentalt overlevelseskit og udtrapning af psykofarmaka. Copenhagen: Institute for Scientific Freedom; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Mental health survival kit and withdrawal from psychiatric drugs. Copenhagen: Institute for Scientific Freedom; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Vaccini: verità, bugie e controversie. Roma: Giovanni Fioriti Editore; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Vaccinaties: waarheid, leugens en controverse. Amsterdam: Lemniscaat; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Vacciner: sanning, lögn och kontroverser. Stockholm: Karneval förlag; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Vaccines: truth, lies and controversy. Copenhagen: People’s Press; 2020.

Gøtzsche PC. Vacciner: sandhed, løgn og kontroverser. København: People’s Press; 2020.

Other publications

Bijl D, Gøtzsche PC. Remdesivir: onbeduidende en klinisch irrelevante resultaten. Nederlands Tijdschrift vor Geneeskunde 2020 July 30.

Boesen K, Simonsen AL, Jørgensen KJ, Gøtzsche PC. Bestyrelsens forslag om at afskaffe lægemiddelannoncer er evidensbaseret. Ugeskr Læger 2020 June 15.

Demasi M. Outing drug company corruption comes at a cost.  Ind J Med Ethics 2020 Dec 29.

Demasi M. Elation or caution over COVID-19 vaccines? The evidence so far. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2020 Dec 11.

Demasi M. Rushing a coronavirus vaccine might undermine proven vaccines. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2020 Aug 24.

Demasi M. Australian of the Year takes on Big Food, says our diet is ‘killing us’. Michael West Media, Independent Journalists 2020 July 17.

Demasi M. While their ads are prevalent, drug companies and medical journals will remain uneasy bedfellows. Michael West Media, Independent Journalists 2020 July 13.

Demasi M. Online advice on medications skewed by Big Pharma funding. Michael West Media, Independent Journalists 2020 April 4.

Demasi M. Where is the scientific data hiding? CrossFit 2020 March 2.

Demasi M. Sometimes a placebo is not a placebo. CrossFit Feb 15.

Gøtzsche PC. Tom Skyhøj Olsen på afveje om depressionspiller, selvmord og psykoterapi. Ugeskr Læger 2020;182:883.

Gøtzsche PC. Offentligt ansatte har pligt til at svare. Jyllands-Posten 2020 Dec 8.

Gøtzsche PC. Coronavirusset har skabt en formynderstat. Jyllands-Postens kronik 2020 Dec 4.

Gøtzsche PC. Is the infection fatality rate for COVID-19 worse than that for influenza? BMJ Rapid Response 2020 Dec 1.

Gøtzsche PC. Corona update: I have lost confidence in the authorities. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2020 Nov 12.

Gøtzsche PC. Jeg har mistet tilliden til myndighederne. Jyllands-Posten 2020 Nov 12.

Gøtzsche PC. Har mundbind nogen effekt? Og hvad med minkene? Eller svinene? Dagens Medicin 2020 Nov 9.

Gøtzsche PC. Stop the corona hysteria and throw away the masks. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2020 Oct 27.

Gøtzsche PC. Stop corona-hysteriet og smid maskerne. Jyllands-Posten 2020 Oct 26.

Gøtzsche PC. Remdesivir against coronavirus, hope or hype? Institute for Scientific Freedom 2010 June 1.

Gøtzsche PC. Corona: an epidemic of mass panic. Deadly Medicines 2020 Mar 21.

Gøtzsche PC. National boards of health are unresponsive to children driven to suicide by depression pills. Mad in America 2020 Mar 15.

Gøtzsche PC. Psykiatriprofessors argumentation er misvisende. Politiken 2020 Mar 13.

Gøtzsche PC. Covid-19: Are we the victims of mass panic? BMJ Rapid Response 2020 Mar 8.

Gøtzsche PC. Sundhedsstyrelsens råd om depressionspiller er farlige. Politikens Kronik 2020 Feb 6.

Gøtzsche PC. Surviving psychiatry: a typical case of serious psychiatric drug harms. Mad in America 2020 Jan 7.

Gøtzsche PC, Sørensen A. Missing a pivotal outcome in a large cold turkey trial of desvenlafaxine. Mad in America 2020 Apr 16.

Gøtzsche PC, Sørensen A. The review on antidepressant withdrawal that Cochrane won’t publish. Mad in America 2020 Feb 11.

Jørgensen KJ, Auken M, Brinth L, Chandler R, Gøtzsche PC, Jefferson T. Suspicions of possible vaccine harms must be scrutinised openly and independently to ensure confidence. npj Vaccines 2020;5:55.

2019

Papers in peer reviewed journals

Börjesson J, Gøtzsche PC. Effect of lithium on suicide and mortality in mood disorders: A systematic review. Int J Risk Saf Med 2019;30:155-166.

Danborg PB, Gøtzsche PC. Benefits and harms of antipsychotic drugs in drug-naïve patients with psychosis: A systematic review. Int J Risk Saf Med 2019;30:193-201.

Danborg PB, Valdersdorf M, Gøtzsche PC. Long-term harms from previous use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: A systematic review. Int J Risk Saf Med 2019;30:59-71.

Gøtzsche PC. What is the moral collapse in the Cochrane Collaboration about? Ind J Med Ethics 2019 Oct-Dec;4(4) NS:303-9.

Gøtzsche PC. Cochrane authors on drug industry payroll should not be allowed. BMJ Evid Based Med 2019 Apr 11.

Gøtzsche PC. Institute for Scientific Freedom. BMJ Evid Based Med 2019;24:123-4.

Gøtzsche PC, Vinther S, Sørensen A. Forced medication in psychiatry: Patients’ rights and the law not respected by Appeals Board in Denmark. Clin Neuropsychiatry 2019;16:229-33.

Johansson M, Brodersen J, Gøtzsche PC, Jørgensen KJ. Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019;6:CD012352.

Jørgensen L, Gøtzsche PC, Jefferson T. Increased incidence of cervical cancer in Sweden: an unlikely link with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. BMJ Sex Reprod Health 2019 Sep 18. pii: bmjsrh-2018-200245. doi: 10.1136/bmjsrh-2018-200245. [Epub ahead of print].

Paludan-Müller AS, Ogden MC, Marquardsen M, Vive J, Jørgensen KJ, Gøtzsche PC. Do protocols for new randomised trials take previous similar trials into account? Cohort study of contemporary trial protocols. BMJ Open 2019;9:e026661.

Sharma T, Guski LS, Freund N, Meng DM, Gøtzsche PC. Drop-out rates in placebo-controlled trials of antidepressant drugs: A systematic review and meta-analysis based on clinical study reports. Int J Risk Saf Med 2019;30:217-32.

Books and book chapters

Gøtzsche PC. Death of a whistleblower and Cochrane’s moral collapse. Copenhagen: People’s Press; 2019.

Gøtzsche PC. Survival in an overmedicated world: look up the evidence yourself. Copenhagen: People’s Press; 2019 (also available in Danish, Dutch, German, Italian, and Swedish; will appear in Spanish and Korean).

Gøtzsche PC, Lund K. Intet kunnskapsgrunnlag for tvangsmedisinering. In: Kolstad A, Kogstad R, eds. Medikalisering av psykososciale problemer. Oslo: Abstrakt Forlag; 2019: 175-210.

Other publications

Davies J, Read J, Hengartner MP, Cosci F, Fava G, Chouinard G, van Os J, Nardi A, Gøtzsche P, Groot P, Offidani E, Timimi S, Moncrieff J, Spada M, Guy A. Clinical guidelines on antidepressant withdrawal urgently need updating. BMJ 2019 May 20;365:l2238.

Demasi M. Science and censorship — my story. CrossFit 2019 August 19.

Gøtzsche PC. Defamation and editorial misconduct in a Wiley journal. Institute for Scientific Freedom 2019 Dec 15.

Gøtzsche PC. The harmful myth about the chemical imbalance causing psychiatric disorders. CrossFit 2019 June 28.

Gøtzsche PC. Effect of DTP Vaccines on Mortality in Children in Low-Income Countries. Expert Report 2019 June 19.

Gøtzsche PC. “Trust me, I’m a doctor”. CrossFit 2019 June 16.

Gøtzsche PC. The depression pill epidemic. CrossFit 2019 June 4.

Gøtzsche PC. Comment on: “My OCD story: evidence-based medicine to the rescue!” Evidently Cochrane 2019 May 29.

Gøtzsche PC. Forced drugging with antipsychotics is against the law: decision in Norway. Mad in America 2019 May 4.

Gøtzsche PC. Institutional corruption in the Cochrane Collaboration. Mad in America 2019 Feb 14.

Gøtzsche PC. Norsk ombudsmand har afgjort, at tvangsmedicinering ikke kan begrundes. Psykiatriavisen 2019 Jan 27.

Gøtzsche PC, Hengartner MP, Davies J, Read J, Guy A, Timimi S, Kinderman P. Esketamine for depression? No thanks, please. BMJ 2019 Oct 3.

Gøtzsche PC, Hengartner MP, Davies J, Read J, Guy A, Timimi S, Kinderman P. Re: Esketamine for treatment resistant depression. BMJ 2019 Oct 11.

Gøtzsche PC, Hengartner MP, Davies J, Read J, Guy A, Timimi S, Kinderman P. Re: Esketamine for treatment resistant depression. BMJ 2019 Oct 22.

Gøtzsche PC, Runcimann O, Bækgaard J, Sørensen A, Toft BS. The epidemic of psychiatric drug usage – taper off the pills. Deadly Medicines 2019 Oct 22.

Gøtzsche PC, Runcimann O, Bækgaard J, Sørensen A, Toft BS. Fem læger, psykologer og farmaceuter: Skru ned for psykofarmaka. Piller er ikke løsningen. Politikens kronik 2019 Sept 8.

Jørgensen KJ, Gøtzsche PC, Krogsbøll LT. Ønskedrømme til en høj pris. Dagens Medicin 2019 June 25.

Urato AC, Abi-Jaoude E, Abramson J, et al. National Partnership for Maternal Safety: consensus bundle on venous thromboembolism. Obstet Gynecol 2019;134:1115-7.

2018

As the institute was not established in 2018, only one publication is listed, about establishing the institute

Gøtzsche PC. Why we’re establishing an Institute for Scientific Freedom. Mad in America 2018 Dec 30. The official opening of the institute took place on 9 March, 2019. Videos of the presentations at the inaugural symposium can be found here.