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Anatomy of an epidemic : magic bullets, psychiatric drugs, and the astonishing rise of mental illness in America

Author: Robert Whitaker
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2015 paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Presents a controversial assessment of the rise in mental illness-related disabilities and considers if drug-based care may be fueling illness rates throughout the past half century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Whitaker
ISBN: 9780307452429 0307452425
OCLC Number: 918901468
Description: xii, 420 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A modern plague --
Anecdotal thoughts --
The roots of an epidemic --
Psychiatry's magic bullets --
The hunt for chemical imbalances --
A paradox revealed --
The benzo trap --
An episodic illness turns chronic --
The bipolar boom --
An epidemic explained --
The epidemic spreads to children --
Suffer the children --
The rise of an ideology --
The story that was ... and wasn't told --
Tallying up the profits --
Blueprints for reform.
Responsibility: Robert Whitaker.

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Presents a controversial assessment of the rise in mental illness-related disabilities and considers if drug-based care may be fueling illness rates throughout the past half century.

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