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Author Breggin, Peter Roger, 1936-

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

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.86 BRE    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.86 BRE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 384 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-375) and index.
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.
Subject Psychotropic drugs -- Side effects.
Brain -- Effect of drugs on.
Forensic psychiatry -- United States.
Liability for emotional distress -- United States.
ISBN 9780312363383
0312363389

 
    
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