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Comfortably Numb

How Psychiatry Is Medicating a Nation

Comfortably Numb( )
Author: Barber, Charles
ISBN:978-0-307-27495-3
Publication Date:Feb 2009
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

American doctors dispense approximately 230 million antidepressant prescriptions every year, more than any other class of medication. Charles Barber explores this disturbing phenomenon, examining the ways in which pharmaceutical companies first create the need for a drug and then rush to fill it. Most importantly, he convincingly argues that, without an industry to promote them, non-pharmaceutical approaches are tragically overlooked in favor of an instant cure for all emotional...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Medical / Psychiatry / Psychopharmacology
Medical / Psychiatry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.15 x 8 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds



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