Psychiatric Drugs Explained
5th Revised edition
By (author) David Healy
Psychiatric Drugs Explained by David Healy
Book DescriptionPsychiatric Drugs Explained contains a clear and comprehensive guide to the uses, benefits and impact of psychotropic drugs. It explains how people taking the drugs experience their side effects compared to the benefits they may bring. The fifth edition has been fully revised and updated to include the latest thinking on the rationale for drug treatments to help mental health professionals and service users understand therapeutic decision making.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780702029974
(156mm x 234mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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.
Creation of Psychopharmacology, Paperback (September 2004)» View all books by David Healy
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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Author Biography - David Healy
est psychiatre, historien de la psychiatrie, chercheur en psychopharmacologie, et directeur au North Wales Department of Psychological Medicine, College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Bangor, Royaume-Uni. Il est internationalement connu pour ses recherches et ecrits sur les psychotropes.
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