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Author Greenberg, Gary, 1957 June 9-

Title Manufacturing depression : the secret history of a modern disease / Gary Greenberg.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    362.25 GRE    Available
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description 432 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-416) and index.
Summary Greenberg shows how the idea that depression is a widespread chronic disease has been packaged by brilliant scientists, doctors, and marketing experts -- and why it is has become wildly successful in the marketplace of ideas. He then asks what we gain and lose by taking this approach, and who benefits when we do.
Subject Depression, Mental -- United States -- History.
Antidepressants -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781416569794

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