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Fake drug, fake illness

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posted on Mar, 12 2007 @ 07:44 PM
A media exhibit that mocks drug company advertising is so convincing that some people actually believe the syndrome exists AND the drug exists, too! The non-existent drug called Havidol (for you whose first language is not English, this drug name sounds like 'have-it-all' in English) for Dysphoric Social Attention Consumption Deficit Anxiety Disorder (DSACDAD), which was invented by the artist, Justine Cooper.

The multi-media exhibit is currently at the Daneyal Mahmood Gallery in New York. It also features a website:

Be sure to take the 'assessment' on the website.

posted on Mar, 12 2007 @ 07:46 PM
P.S. According to the test, I'm supposed to 'see the doctor immediately'.

posted on Mar, 12 2007 @ 08:03 PM
Doesn't surprise me, at all.
Should have kept the ruse going, then release a claim of a class action
suit pending, seeking people affected.
Then, bust the people seeking compensation for fraud.

Wizard's First Rule,

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