ISBN-10:
0412712202
ISBN-13:
9780412712203
Pub. Date:
12/14/1995
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Psychotropic Drug Development: Social, Economic and Pharmacological Aspects / Edition 1

Psychotropic Drug Development: Social, Economic and Pharmacological Aspects / Edition 1

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Overview

The first psychotropic drugs were introduced in the mid 1950s, against a background of disbelief that anything could be done pharmacologically for the major mental illnesses. There was also uncertainty on the part of the pharmaceutical industry as to whether there was a market for psychiatric drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780412712203
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/14/1995
Series: British Association for Psychopharmacology Monograph Series , #2
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Experimental and clinical activity of antidepressant drugs - Silvio Garattini
Psychopharmacology in the new medical state - David Healy
Caveat venditor: social dimensions of a medical controversy - Michael Bury
The rise and fall of the benzodiazepines - Malcolm Lader
Rationing in psychiatry - Martin Knapp
Drug-induced injury: who is responsible? - M N G Dukes
Index

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