Creation of Psychopharmacology by David Healy
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Creation of Psychopharmacology
By David Healy

The Creation of Psychopharmacology

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Creation of Psychopharmacology by David Healy

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Healy follows The Antidepressant Era with an even more ambitious and dramatic story: the discovery and development of antipsychotic medication. Once pharmaceutical companies recognized their commercial potential, financial as well as clinical pressures drove the development of ever more aggressively marketed medications.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674015999
ISBN-10: 0674015991
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Pharmageddon by David Healy Pharmageddon, Paperback (April 2013)

Presenting a comprehensive and forceful argument against the pharmaceuticalization of medicine, this book tackles problems in health care that are leading to a growing number of deaths and disabilities. It explains why these trends have basically ended the possibility of universal health care in the United States and elsewhere around the world.

Let Them Eat Prozac by David Healy Let Them Eat Prozac, Paperback (October 2006)

Ground-breaking work on the dangers of anti-depressants and why the FDA continues to approve them. Lots of anecdotes, well-written, author will be on tour in the U.S. Good media lining up, very controversial author.

Psychopharmacologists 3 by David Healy Psychopharmacologists 3, Hardback (July 2000)

An interview-based book about the process of therapeutic innovation in clinical psychiatry. It emphasises the importance of research, and of the marketing strategies of pharmaceutical companies in formulating disease entities as well as treatments for them.

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Author Biography - David Healy

David Healy is Reader in Psychological Medicine at the University of Wales College of Medicine.

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