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The antidepressant era

by Healy, David MRC Psych.

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antidepressants -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-305) and index.

    StatementDavid Healy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM332 .H42 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL676844M
    ISBN 100674039572
    LC Control Number97023118

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    Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. In the late s evidence began to emerge suggesting a significant role of serotonin in MDD. For example, a postmortem study revealed decreased concentrations of serotonin in depressive suicides (Shaw, Eccleston, & Camps, ).As a result, the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly began developing ligands that would selectively inhibit the reuptake Cited by:   Q&A: Psychiatrist Dr. David Healy Defines ‘Pharmageddon’ The Antidepressant Era and Let Them Eat Prozac, Healy explored the often vexing history of the mental health field and its troubled relationship with Big Pharma. In his latest book, In the book, you look at how drug companies sell us on reducing risks — like say, high.

    Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome, also called antidepressant withdrawal syndrome, is a condition that can occur following the interruption, reduction, or discontinuation of antidepressant medication. The symptoms may include flu-like symptoms, trouble sleeping, nausea, ATC code: N06A.   The Dawn of Antidepressants In his new book Ordinarily Well: however, were also needed before our era of antidepressant therapy could begin. In .


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David Healy, a professor of psychiatry at Bangor University in the United Kingdom, is a psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, scientist and main areas of research are the contribution of antidepressants to suicide, conflict of interest between pharmaceutical companies and academic medicine, and the history of pharmacology.

Healy has written more than peer-reviewed articles, Fields: Psychiatry. The historical context for these dispiriting results is this: In the s, at the start of the antidepressant era, experts in this disorder regularly wrote that depression was an episodic.

The Antidepressant Era chronicles the history of psychopharmacology from its inception with the discovery of chlorpromazine in to current battles over whether these powerful chemical compounds should replace psychotherapy.

An expert in both the history and the science of neurochemistry and psychopharmacology, David Healy offers a close-up /5(22). Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: The first complete account of the phenomenon of antidepressants, this authoritative, highly readable book relates how depression, a disease only recently deemed too rare to merit study, has become one of the most common disorders of our day-and a booming business.

The Antidepressant Era, the movie, opens with some of the hype around SSRIs, has astonishing footage of Roland Kuhn and Alan Broadhurst, two of the key people behind the discovery of imipramine, and outlines the overthrow of the benzodiazepines and their replacement by antidepressants.

"The Antidepressant Era" was written inand first published in A paperback came out in It was close to universally welcomed. It was favorably received by reviewers from the pharmaceutical industry, perhaps because it made clear that this branch of medical history had not been shaped by great men or great institutions but that other players, company people, had been at least Author: David Healy, MD.

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Antidepressants - More Bad News. In his book, "Anatomy of an Epidemic," author Robert Whitaker cites community surveys from the s and 40s that found "fewer than one in a thousand adults suffered an episode of clinical depression each year.".

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Healy's book The Antidepressant Era. Well writ‐ ten and thoroughly researched, the book provides an excellent overview of the history of psy‐ chotropic medicine from Hippocrates to the age of Prozac, using depression as a paradigm of the ways in which the popularity of such drugs may have been influenced more by pharmaceutical.

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