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Cracked : the unhappy truth about psychiatry /

In an effort to enlighten a new generation about its growing reliance on psychiatry, this illuminating volume investigates why psychiatry has become the fastest-growing medical field in history; why psychiatric drugs are now more widely prescribed than ever before; and why psychiatry, without... Full description

Main Author: Davies, James
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Pegasus Books, 2013
Contents: Psychiatry's early breakdown and the rise of the DSM -- The DSM, a great work of fiction? -- The medicalization of misery -- The depressing truth about happy pills -- Dummy pills and the healing power of belief -- Mental oddities and the the pills that cause them -- Bio-babble? -- Money and power ruling head and heart -- But they make us rich -- When science fails, marketing works -- The psychiatric myth -- Psychiatric imperialism -- How to fix the cracks?
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