Anatomy of an Epidemic

Anatomy of an Epidemic
  • Author : Robert Whitaker
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 13 April 2010
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Updated with bonus material, including a new foreword and afterword with new research, this New York Times bestseller is essential reading for a time when mental health is constantly in the news. In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Interwoven with Whitaker’s groundbreaking analysis of the merits of psychiatric medications are

Anatomy of an Epidemic

Anatomy of an Epidemic
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 24 September 1995
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Brief definitions in the glossary, "dynamic animations show the spread of the epidemics covered on this site," test your knowledge of diseases with the interactive quiz, and choose from general information or from specific diseases and learn more about them.

Books about Mental Health

Books about Mental Health
  • Author : Source Wikipedia
  • Publisher : Booksllc.Net
  • Release : 01 September 2013
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 29. Chapters: Anatomy of an Epidemic, Freaks, Geeks, and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence, Is There No Place on Earth for Me?, Liberation by Oppression, Political abuse of psychiatry, Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union, Prozac Nation, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, The Highly Sensitive

Ebola

Ebola
  • Author : Cecilia Suares
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 04 October 2014
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The Book introduces the basics of the epidemic, the disease and the history of the virus. It goes back to ground zero and talks about the projections of how this disease may unfold.It makes a point that politics is the inhibiting factor in putting a stop to the spread of this epidemic.

Mad in America

Mad in America
  • Author : Robert Whitaker
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 14 December 2001
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In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker reveals an astounding truth: Schizophrenics in the United States fare worse than those in poor countries, and quite possibly worse than asylum patients did in the early nineteenth century. Indeed, Whitaker argues, modern treatments for the severely mentally ill are just old medicine in new bottles and we as a society are deluded about their efficacy. Tracing over three centuries of "cures" for madness, Whitaker shows how medical therapies-from "spinning" or "chilling"

Summary Study Guide ADHD Nation

Summary   Study Guide   ADHD Nation
  • Author : Lee Tang
  • Publisher : LMT Press
  • Release : 06 April 2017
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Everyone who works with children should read this book. This book is a summary of “ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic,” by Alan Schwarz. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a biological disorder of the brain that can be treated with medications when appropriate. In the 1980s, only 3 percent of American children were diagnosed with ADHD. But now that number is 15 percent—three times what the experts have said is appropriate. Meanwhile, the prevalence

Outside Mental Health

Outside Mental Health
  • Author : Will Hall
  • Publisher : Madness Radio
  • Release : 03 February 1966
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Outside Mental Health: Voices and Visions of Madness reveals the human side of mental illness. In this remarkable collection of interviews and essays, therapist, Madness Radio host, and schizophrenia survivor Will Hall asks, "What does it mean to be called crazy in a crazy world?" More than 60 voices of psychiatric patients, scientists, journalists, doctors, activists, and artists create a vital new conversation about empowering the human spirit by transforming society. "Bold, fearless, and compellingly readable... a refuge and an oasis

The Mapmaker s Wife

The Mapmaker s Wife
  • Author : Robert Whitaker
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 05 November 2008
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In the early years of the 18th century, a band of French scientists set off on a daring, decade-long expedition to South America in a race to measure the precise shape of the earth. Like Lewis and Clark's exploration of the American West, their incredible mission revealed the mysteries of a little-known continent to a world hungry for discovery. Scaling 16,000foot mountains in the Peruvian Andes, and braving jaguars, pumas, insects, and vampire bats in the jungle, the scientists barely

The Gospel at Work in Modern Life

The Gospel at Work in Modern Life
  • Author : Robert Whitaker
  • Publisher : Wentworth Press
  • Release : 22 February 2019
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public