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The Resource Medication madness : a psychiatrist exposes the dangers of mood-altering medications, Peter R. Breggin

Medication madness : a psychiatrist exposes the dangers of mood-altering medications, Peter R. Breggin

Label
Medication madness : a psychiatrist exposes the dangers of mood-altering medications
Title
Medication madness
Title remainder
a psychiatrist exposes the dangers of mood-altering medications
Statement of responsibility
Peter R. Breggin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An eye-opening study of the terrifying side effects of psychotropic drugs that are being used to treat a variety of mental and emotional ailments looks at the sometimes violent, dangerous, and bizarre influence of antidepressants, stimulants, and tranquilizers, in a scathing indictment of the pharmaceutical industry and our reliance on medication to make problems go away. 20,000 first printing
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
260903
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Breggin, Peter Roger
Dewey number
616.86
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC483
LC item number
.B728 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QV 77.2
NLM item number
B833m 2008
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychotropic drugs
  • Brain
  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Liability for emotional distress
  • Psychotropic Drugs
  • Homicide
  • Jurisprudence
  • Mood Disorders
  • Suicide
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
true stories of mayhem, murder, and suicide caused by psychiatric drugs
Label
Medication madness : a psychiatrist exposes the dangers of mood-altering medications, Peter R. Breggin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
What is medication spellbinding? -- The toothless watchdog growls -- Killing the pain-and almost the cop -- The man with too many complaints -- Young girl murderers in the making -- Doctors driven mad by medications -- Killing loved ones to save the world -- Drug-induced "happy faces" -- Not quite twelve years old -- Sleeping pill madness -- Tranquilized into violence -- A courtroom Christmas story -- A vicious addiction -- He wanted to do better in school -- Spellbound by Ritalin addiction -- Parents forced to drug their children -- This is not my daughter -- Dilemmas in the role of the medical expert -- Drug companies on trial -- Marketing myths and the truth about psychiatric medication -- Spellbound by drug withdrawal reactions -- Making drug withdrawal as safe as possible -- The tough question of personal responsibility -- Choose your last resort wisely
Control code
ocn156832369
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780312363383
Lccn
2008001477
System control number
(OCoLC)156832369
Label
Medication madness : a psychiatrist exposes the dangers of mood-altering medications, Peter R. Breggin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
What is medication spellbinding? -- The toothless watchdog growls -- Killing the pain-and almost the cop -- The man with too many complaints -- Young girl murderers in the making -- Doctors driven mad by medications -- Killing loved ones to save the world -- Drug-induced "happy faces" -- Not quite twelve years old -- Sleeping pill madness -- Tranquilized into violence -- A courtroom Christmas story -- A vicious addiction -- He wanted to do better in school -- Spellbound by Ritalin addiction -- Parents forced to drug their children -- This is not my daughter -- Dilemmas in the role of the medical expert -- Drug companies on trial -- Marketing myths and the truth about psychiatric medication -- Spellbound by drug withdrawal reactions -- Making drug withdrawal as safe as possible -- The tough question of personal responsibility -- Choose your last resort wisely
Control code
ocn156832369
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780312363383
Lccn
2008001477
System control number
(OCoLC)156832369

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