9781422204023

The Fda and Psychiatric Drugs

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  • ISBN13:

    9781422204023

  • ISBN10:

    1422204022

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-09-15
  • Publisher: Mason Crest

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Summary

Imagine taking a medication meant to heal you only to discover that the drug rotted your bones, made your teeth fall out, and filled you with a radioactive element called radium. Pittsburgh industrialist Eben Byers didn't have to imagine. It happened to him, and he died as a result.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Forewordp. 9
Psychiatric Drugs: What Are They and How Do They Work?p. 11
Why We Need the FDA: A Brief History of Medicines in Americap. 31
From Test Tube to Pill: The FDA Approval Processp. 45
After Approval: Are Psychiatric Drugs Safe?p. 69
Beyond the FDA: Alternative Treatments and Medicinesp. 87
A Case Study in Psychosis and Psychiatric Treatmentp. 113
Further Readingp. 125
For More Informationp. 126
Indexp. 127
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