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The myth of the chemical cure : a critique of psychiatric drug treatment

Author: Joanna Moncrieff
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book overturns the idea that psychiatric drugs work by correcting chemical imbalance and analyzes the professional, commercial and political vested interests that have shaped this view. It  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Moncrieff
ISBN: 9780230574311 0230574319
OCLC Number: 184963084
Awards: Commended for Mind Book of the Year Award 2009
Description: xi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The disease-centred model of drug action in psychiatry --
An alternative drug-centred model of drug action --
Physical treatments and the disease-centred model --
The arrival of the new drugs and the influence of interest groups --
The birth of the idea of an 'antipsychotic' --
Are neuroleptics effective and specific? a review of the evidence --
What do neuroleptics really do? a drug-centred account --
The construction of the 'antidepressant' --
Is there such a thing as an 'antidepressant'? a review of the evidence --
What do antidepressants really do? --
The idea of special drugs for manic depression (bipolar disorder) --
Evidence on the action of lithium and 'mood stabilisers' --
Democratic drug treatment: implications of the drug-centred model --
The myth of the chemical cure.
Responsibility: Joanna Moncrieff.
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