Unhappiness, Sadness and 'depression': Antidepressants and the Mental Disorder Epidemic (Hardcover)

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Foreword: Silvio Garattini.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Melancholy and Depression.- 3. The Diagnosis.- 4. The Mental Disorder Epidemic.- 5. Early Treatments.- 6. Treatment Becomes Effective.- 7. Assessing Efficiency.- 8. The Rise of Effective Treatments.- 9. A Matter of Chemistry.- 11. Written in the Genes.- 12. The Safety of Antidepressants.- 13. Conclusions.

About the Author


Tullio Giraldi is a pharmacologist and clinical psychologist. He teaches clinical psychology and psychopharmacology at the University of Trieste, Italy, where he is an Eminent Scholar within their Faculty of Medicine, and is currently Visiting Professor at King's College London, UK.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319576565
ISBN-10: 3319576569
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 3rd, 2017
Pages: 202
Language: English