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Marketing Drugs to Mend Minds

Science  16 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5584, pp. 1125-1126
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5584.1125

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The Creation of Psychopharmacology. David Healy. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2002. 479 pp. $39.95, £27.50, € 39.95. ISBN 0-674-00619-4

In this follow-up to his earlier The An-tidepressant Era, Healy offers a history of the discovery and development of antipsy-chotic drugs. He argues that financial as well as clinical pressures led to ever more aggressively marketed medications.

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