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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 provides a comprehensive critique of research on drugs including antidepressants, antipsychotics and mood stabilizers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230574311
ISBN-10: 0230574319
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 289
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joanna Moncrieff

Joanna Moncrieff is a Senior Lecturer at University College London, UK and a practising consultant psychiatrist. She is co-chair person of the Critical Psychiatry Network and author of The Myth of the Chemical Cure.

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