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Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good

James Davies - Medical - 2013 - 336 pages
Why is psychiatry such big business? Why are so many psychiatric drugs prescribed – 47 million antidepressant prescriptions in the UK alone last year – and why, without solid ...
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Churchill and the 'Black Dog' of Depression: Reassessing the Biographical ...

Wilfred Attenborough - History - 2014 - 264 pages
Winston Churchill is widely believed to have been at risk from a congenital tendency towards prolonged, despairing, even suicidal, depression, from which he is said to have ...
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Happy Pills in America: From Miltown to Prozac

David Herzberg - Medical - 2010 - 296 pages
Valium. Paxil. Prozac. Prescribed by the millions each year, these medications have been hailed as wonder drugs and vilified as numbing and addictive crutches. Where did this ...
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Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the ...

Robert Whitaker - Social Science - 2010 - 404 pages
In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in ...
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Before Prozac : The Troubled History of Mood Disorders in Psychiatry: The ...

Edward Shorter - Medical - 2008 - 320 pages
Psychiatry today is a barren tundra, writes medical historian Edward Shorter, where drugs that don't work are used to treat diseases that don't exist. In this provocative ...
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Mania: A Short History of Bipolar Disorder

David Healy - Medical - 2010 - 320 pages
Drawing heavily on primary sources and supplemented with interviews and insight gained over Healy’s long career, this lucid and engaging overview of mania sheds new light on ...
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Users and Abusers of Psychiatry: A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice

Lucy Johnstone - Psychology - 2012 - 320 pages
Users and Abusers of Psychiatry is a radically different, critical account of the day-to-day practice of psychiatry. Using real-life examples and her own experience as a ...
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PUSHBUTTON PSYCHIATRY: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF ELECTRIC SHOCK THERAPY IN ...

Timothy W Kneeland, Carol A.B. Warren - Psychology - 2012
This volume uncovers the roots of electroshock in America, an outgrowth of western patriarchal medicine with primarily female patients. The authors trace the history of ...
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Real Solution Depression Workbook

Richard H. Pfeiffer, Rich Pfeiffer MDiv PhD - Psychology - 2005 - 130 pages
Depression can be costly, both physically and emotionally. The Real Solution Depression Workbook is designed to overcome depression in a way that assumes the participant has ...
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