skip to content
Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America

Author: Beth Macy
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Chronicles America's more than twenty-year struggle with opioid addiction, from the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, through the spread of addiction in distressed communities in Central Appalachia, to the current national crisis.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Popular Work
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Macy
ISBN: 9780316523172 0316523178
OCLC Number: 1057412606
Description: 548 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one: The People v. Purdue. The United States of Amnesia --
Swag 'n' Dash --
Message board memorial --
"The corporation feels no pain" --
Part two: Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. Suburban sprawl --
"Like shooting Jesus" --
FUBI --
"Shit don't stop" --
Part three: "A broken system." Whac-a-mole --
Liminality --
Hope on a spreadsheet --
"Brother, wrong or right" --
Outcasts and inroads --
Epilogue: Soldier's Disease.
Other Titles: Dope sick
Responsibility: Beth Macy.

Abstract:

Chronicles America's more than twenty-year struggle with opioid addiction, from the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, through the spread of addiction in distressed communities in Central Appalachia, to the current national crisis.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1057412606> # Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1057412606" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/inappropriate_prescribing> ; # Inappropriate Prescribing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/social_science_sociology_rural> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Rural
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/medication_abuse> ; # Medication abuse
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.2909/a15/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/heroin_dependence> ; # Heroin Dependence
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/opioide> ; # Opioide
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/oxycodone_abuse> ; # Oxycodone abuse
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/drug_industry_economics> ; # Drug Industry--economics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/medication_abuse_united_states> ; # Medication abuse--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/opioid_related_disorders_epidemiology> ; # Opioid-Related Disorders--epidemiology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/drogenmissbrauch> ; # Drogenmissbrauch
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/analgesics_opioid> ; # Analgesics, Opioid
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/large_type_books> ; # Large type books
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/drug_abuse_united_states> ; # Drug abuse--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/psychology_psychopathology_addiction> ; # PSYCHOLOGY--Psychopathology--Addiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/opioid_abuse> ; # Opioid abuse
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/oxycodone> ; # Oxycodone
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/analgetikum> ; # Analgetikum
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/opioid_abuse_united_states> ; # Opioid abuse--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/business_&_economics_industries_pharmaceutical_&_biotechnology> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/oxycodone_abuse_united_states> ; # Oxycodone abuse--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/medical_overuse> ; # Medical Overuse
    schema:alternateName "Dope sick" ;
    schema:bookEdition "Large print edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:LargePrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Person/macy_beth> ; # Beth Macy
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description "Chronicles America's more than twenty-year struggle with opioid addiction, from the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, through the spread of addiction in distressed communities in Central Appalachia, to the current national crisis."@en ;
    schema:description "Part one: The People v. Purdue. The United States of Amnesia -- Swag 'n' Dash -- Message board memorial -- "The corporation feels no pain" -- Part two: Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. Suburban sprawl -- "Like shooting Jesus" -- FUBI -- "Shit don't stop" -- Part three: "A broken system." Whac-a-mole -- Liminality -- Hope on a spreadsheet -- "Brother, wrong or right" -- Outcasts and inroads -- Epilogue: Soldier's Disease."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4664311486> ;
    schema:genre "Nonfiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Popular Work"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America"@en ;
    schema:productID "1057412606" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316523172> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1057412606> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Person/macy_beth> # Beth Macy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Macy" ;
    schema:givenName "Beth" ;
    schema:name "Beth Macy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/analgesics_opioid> # Analgesics, Opioid
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Analgesics, Opioid"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/business_&_economics_industries_pharmaceutical_&_biotechnology> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/drug_abuse_united_states> # Drug abuse--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Drug abuse--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/drug_industry_economics> # Drug Industry--economics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Drug Industry--economics"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/heroin_dependence> # Heroin Dependence
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Heroin Dependence"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/inappropriate_prescribing> # Inappropriate Prescribing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Inappropriate Prescribing"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/medication_abuse_united_states> # Medication abuse--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medication abuse--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/opioid_abuse_united_states> # Opioid abuse--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Opioid abuse--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/opioid_related_disorders_epidemiology> # Opioid-Related Disorders--epidemiology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Opioid-Related Disorders--epidemiology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/oxycodone_abuse_united_states> # Oxycodone abuse--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Oxycodone abuse--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/psychology_psychopathology_addiction> # PSYCHOLOGY--Psychopathology--Addiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PSYCHOLOGY--Psychopathology--Addiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4664311486#Topic/social_science_sociology_rural> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Rural
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Rural"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316523172>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0316523178" ;
    schema:isbn "9780316523172" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.