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The Resource Cracked : the unhappy truth about psychiatry, James Davies

Cracked : the unhappy truth about psychiatry, James Davies

Label
Cracked : the unhappy truth about psychiatry
Title
Cracked
Title remainder
the unhappy truth about psychiatry
Statement of responsibility
James Davies
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In an effort to enlighten a new generation about its growing reliance on psychiatry, this illuminating volume investigates why psychiatry has become the fastest-growing medical field in history; why psychiatric drugs are now more widely prescribed than ever before; and why psychiatry, without solid scientific justification, keeps expanding the number of mental disorders it believes to exist. This revealing volume shows that these issues can be explained by one startling fact: in recent decades psychiatry has become so motivated by power that it has put the pursuit of pharmaceutical riches above its patients' well being. Readers will be shocked and dismayed to discover that psychiatry, in the name of helping others, has actually been helping itself. In a style reminiscent of Ben Goldacre's Bad Science and investigative in tone, James Davies reveals psychiatry's hidden failings and how the field of study must change if it is to ever win back its patients' trust
Cataloging source
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, James
Dewey number
174.29689
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC443
LC item number
.D28 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric ethics
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Mental health personnel
  • Mental health personnel
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Psychiatric ethics
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental illness
  • Psychotropic drugs
Label
Cracked : the unhappy truth about psychiatry, James Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Psychiatry's early breakdown and the rise of the DSM -- The DSM--a great work ... of fiction? -- The medicalization of misery -- The depressing truth about happy pills -- Dummy pills and the healing power of belief -- Mental oddities and the pills that cause them -- Bio-babble? -- Money and power ruling head and heart -- But they make us rich -- When science fails, marketing works -- The psychiatric myth -- Psychiatric imperialism -- How to fix the cracks?
Control code
ocn853690682
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books cloth edition.
Extent
xi, 269 pages
Isbn
9781605984735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781605984735
  • (OCoLC)853690682
Label
Cracked : the unhappy truth about psychiatry, James Davies
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Psychiatry's early breakdown and the rise of the DSM -- The DSM--a great work ... of fiction? -- The medicalization of misery -- The depressing truth about happy pills -- Dummy pills and the healing power of belief -- Mental oddities and the pills that cause them -- Bio-babble? -- Money and power ruling head and heart -- But they make us rich -- When science fails, marketing works -- The psychiatric myth -- Psychiatric imperialism -- How to fix the cracks?
Control code
ocn853690682
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books cloth edition.
Extent
xi, 269 pages
Isbn
9781605984735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781605984735
  • (OCoLC)853690682

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