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Mad in America - 2nd edition

Mad in America (ISBN10: 0465020143; ISBN13: 9780465020140)
ISBN13: 978-0465020140
ISBN10: 0465020143

Summary: Schizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world's poorest countries. InMad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker argues that modern treatments for the severely mentally ill are just old medicine in new bottles, and that we as a society are deeply deluded about their efficacy. The widespread use of lobotomies in the 1920s and 1930s gave way in the 1950s to electroshock and a wave of new drugs. In what is perhaps Whitaker's most damning reve ...show morelation,Mad in Americaexamines how drug companies in the 1980s and 1990s skewed their studies to prove that new antipsychotic drugs were more effective than the old, while keeping patients in the dark about dangerous side effects.A haunting, deeply compassionate book-now revised with a new introduction-Mad in Americaraises important questions about our obligations to the mad, the meaning of ''insanity,'' and what we value most about the human mind. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 10
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Press
Published: 05/25/2010
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