The Creation of Psychopharmacology
By (author) David Healy
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Creation of Psychopharmacology by David Healy
Book DescriptionHealy 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 DetailsISBN: 9780674015999
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author 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, 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, Hardback (July 2000)» View all books by David Healy
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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