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Great new book just coming out--I read the sample of the kindle edition--The sedated society: The causes and harms of our psychiatric drug epidemic, by James Davies. Here is a description, below. I plan to purchase the kindle book, which is a bit expensive ($30 U.S.) but worth it, in my opinion.  We need more of these exposes to come out in the mainstream press.

 

This edited volume provides an answer to a rising public health concern: what drives the over prescription of psychiatric medication epidemic? Over 15% of the UK public takes a psychiatric medication on any given day, and the numbers are only set to increase. Placing this figure alongside the emerging clinical and scientific data revealing their poor outcomes and the harms these medications often cause, their commercial success cannot be explained by their therapeutic efficacy.

Chapters from an interdisciplinary team of global experts in critical psychopharmacology rigorously examine how pharmaceutical sponsorship and marketing, diagnostic inflation, the manipulation and burying of negative clinical trials, lax medication regulation, and neoliberal public health policies have all been implicated in ever-rising psycho-pharmaceutical consumption. This volume will ignite a long-overdue public debate. It will be of interest to professionals in the field of mental health and researchers ranging from sociology of health, to medical anthropology and the political economy of health.

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Psychologist and Psychotherapist

Prozac 20 mg for approx 3 months during 2000, withdrew, no w/d sx

Prozac 10 - 30 mg Jan. 2008 - Dec. 2014

Ritalin 30-40 mg Jan. 2008 - Mar. 2015

W/d sx from Prozac started around 3 months after cessation--crying spells, depressed mood, lethargy; resolved in 8 - 12 mos. post cessation

Used and continue to use a TON of alternative methods--meditation, mindfulness, nutrition. supplements, exercise, etc.

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Great new book just coming out--I read the sample of the kindle edition--The sedated society: The causes and harms of our psychiatric drug epidemic, by James Davies. Here is a description, below. I plan to purchase the kindle book, which is a bit expensive ($30 U.S.) but worth it, in my opinion.  We need more of these exposes to come out in the mainstream press.

 

This edited volume provides an answer to a rising public health concern: what drives the over prescription of psychiatric medication epidemic? Over 15% of the UK public takes a psychiatric medication on any given day, and the numbers are only set to increase. Placing this figure alongside the emerging clinical and scientific data revealing their poor outcomes and the harms these medications often cause, their commercial success cannot be explained by their therapeutic efficacy.

Chapters from an interdisciplinary team of global experts in critical psychopharmacology rigorously examine how pharmaceutical sponsorship and marketing, diagnostic inflation, the manipulation and burying of negative clinical trials, lax medication regulation, and neoliberal public health policies have all been implicated in ever-rising psycho-pharmaceutical consumption. This volume will ignite a long-overdue public debate. It will be of interest to professionals in the field of mental health and researchers ranging from sociology of health, to medical anthropology and the political economy of health.

 41hRpdYShmL._AC_US160_.jpg

 
 
FREE Shipping on eligible orders
Available for Pre-order. This item will be released on February 15, 2017.

 

 

thanks for posting this ,ile b keeping and eye out for it ,give it a while till price comes down :) 

Alcohol free since February 2015 

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