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    Anatomy of an epidemic : magic bullets, psychiatric drugs, and the astonishing rise of mental illness in America / Robert Whitaker.
    by Whitaker, Robert.
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  • Mental illness -- United States.
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  • Psychotropic drugs -- Prescribing -- United States.
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  • Psychiatry -- United States.
  • Publisher Info: 
    New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Description: 
    xi, 404 p. ; 25 cm.
    ISBN: 
    9780307452412
    0307452417
    Contents: 
    A modern plague -- Anecdotal thoughts -- The roots of an epidemic -- Psychiatry's magic bullets -- The hunt for chemical imbalances -- A paradox revealed -- The benzo trap -- An episodic illness turns chronic -- The bipolar boom -- An epidemic explained -- The epidemic spreads to children -- Suffer the children -- The rise of an ideology -- The story that was . . . and wasn't told -- Tallying up the profits -- Blueprints for reform.
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    Presents a controversial assessment of the rise in mental illness-related disabilities and considers if drug-based care may be fueling illness rates throughout the past half century.
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