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Psychotropic Drugs And Popular Culture

Essays on Medicine, Mental Health And the Media

by Lawrence C. Rubin

  • 265 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Popular culture,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Social Science,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Psychotropic drugs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139426M
    ISBN 10078642513X
    ISBN 109780786425136


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Commonly Prescribed Psychotropic Medications Antipsychotics (used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania) Anti-depressants Anti-obsessive Agents Typical Antipsychotics Tricyclics Haldol (haloperidol) *Anafranil (clomipramine) Anafranil (clomipramine) Loxitane.

This is the online portal for the popular Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs: The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs is a user-friendly practical resource for using psychotropic drugs in any setting.

The content is derived from various forms of published literature (including randomized controlled trials, scientific data such as.

Psychotropic Drugs and Popular Culture by Lawrence C. Rubin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. An average 5 percent of HIV carriers worldwide were infected by injecting a psychotropic drug. Psychotropic drug abuse is likely to have harmful effects on people's health and social status.

The adverse consequences of psychoactive substances can be structured into four basic groups: Chronic diseases. Psychotropic drugs can cause different. The book—which is like nothing I had read before, it puts other ‘popular scholarship’ to shame—is part popularized We label psychotropic substances not just “drugs” or “illegal.

However, psychoactive drugs have also played a crucial role in enhancing our knowledge of the brain’s inner workings and transformed our understanding of mental disorders. Richard Miller. While many children and teens are prescribed psychotropic medicines to treat conditions like depression or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a comprehensive look at safety data has been lacking.

A recent review of multiple studies synthesizes evidence on the side effect profiles of many widely used medicines. Book of the day Fiction Walking Wounded by Sheila Llewellyn review – beautiful and humane debut The psychological costs of war are revealed in a.

Bipolar Expeditions seeks to understand mania's appeal and how it weighs on the lives of Americans diagnosed with manic depression. Anthropologist Emily Martin guides us into the fascinating and sometimes disturbing worlds of mental-health support groups, mood charts, psychiatric rounds, the pharmaceutical industry, and psychotropic drugs.

In Drugged, Miller takes listeners on an eye-opening tour of psychotropic drugs, describing the various kinds, how they were discovered and developed, and how they have played multiple roles in virtually every culture.

The vast scope of chemicals that cross the blood-brain barrier boggle the very brain they reach: cannabis and cocaine. INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS 1. Psychiatric Care and Contemporary Treatment 2. Functional Neuroanatomy 3.

The Pharmacokinetic Basis of Therapeutics 4. Neuropharmacology and Psychotropic Drugs 5. Culture, Ethics, and Psychopharmacology NEW. DRUGS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF MENTAL DISORDERS 6. Drugs for Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses : $ Get this from a library.

Drugged: the science and culture behind psychotropic drugs. [Richard J Miller] -- Miller takes readers on an eye-opening tour of psychotropic drugs, describing the various kinds, how they were discovered and developed, and how they have played multiple roles in virtually every.

In this respect, the author argues, food, like any psychotropic drug, is a medicalized route to satisfying artificially raised expectations. Rappers, Ravers, and Rock Stars: The Deviantizing Hand of Music in Psychotropia by Robert Keller analyses the roles drugs play in modern music culture.

He comments on the fact that many drug-taking. He is a prolific writer and editor. His book, Psychotropic Drugs and Popular Culture: Medicine, Mental Health and the Media, won the Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Anthology.

His other books include Food for Thought: Essays on Eating and Culture, Popular Culture in Counseling, Psychotherapy and Play-Based Intervention.

"A versatile resource for the clinical setting, Psychotropic Drugs, Fourth Edition, is two books in one. It's a quick reference for specific drugs, and a source of in-depth information about psychotropic drugs and drug classes Part One contains 23 chapters on important psychotropic drugs, disorders, and issues across the lifespan.

Prozac on the Couch locates the origins of psychiatry’s “biological revolution” not in the Valiumania of the s but in American popular culture of the s.

It was in the s, Metzl points out, that traditional psychoanalysis had the most sway over the American imagination. This book makes a powerful case that to deeply understand drug effects on the brain, one needs to understand how the emergence of these drugs in both ancient and modern cultures have shaped and continue to shape human culture; from the emergence of religion o years ago to our "Prozac nation" and"Rave" cultures.

A psychotropic describes any drug that affects behavior, mood, thoughts, or perception. It’s an umbrella term for a lot of different drugs, including prescription drugs and commonly misused drugs. He traces the use of psychotropic Metzl is a psychiatrist and has had his share of male patients insisting that the real cause of their problems is that their wife/girlfriend engages in behavior X, which means the wife/girlfriend has mental illness Y and if he just prescribes drug Z, she'll stop doing X and the patient's life will be fine, so /5(7).

This is due to its strikingly attractive appearance and its wide use in popular culture. Smut, Mildew and Mold, Cooke also wrote one of the earliest books on psychotropic drugs. This is a list of psychiatric medications used by psychiatrists and other physicians to treat mental illness or distress.

The list is ordered alphabetically according to the condition or conditions, then by the generic name of each medication. The list is not exhaustive and not all drugs are used regularly in all countries. Cultural Enthusiasm, Resistance and the Societal Embedding of New Technologies: Psychotropic Drugs in the 20th Century.

Technology Analysis & Strategic Management: Vol. 19, No. 2. Drugged: the Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs by Richard J Miller (Oxford University Press) People who study drugs and human society can arrive at curious historical theories. Psychotropic drugs and popular culture: Medicine, mental health and the media.

Jefferson, NC: McFarland. Winner of the Ray and Pat Browne Book Award of the Popular Culture Association. Book Chapters Rubin, L. Are superhero stories good for us: Reflections from clinical practice.

In R. Rosenberg (Ed.). Our Superheroes, Ourselves. A “thought-provoking” look at the psychiatric profession, the overprescribing of pharmaceuticals, and the cost to patients’ health (Booklist). In an effort to enlighten a new generation about its growing reliance on psychiatry, this illuminating volume investigates why psychiatry has become the fastest-growing medical field in history; why psychiatric drugs are now more widely prescribed.

“psychiatric medications”, “psychotropic drugs”, “psychoactive drugs”, “psychoactive medications”, and “psychotropic medications” are used interchangeably throughout the During the Middle Ages in England and right up to the 19th century, one popular answer to mental illness came in the form of a place, the Royal Bethlem.

When it comes to antidepressants and other psychotropic drugs, author Lauren Slater says, "We don't really know what we're taking into our bodies." Her new book is Blue Dreams. Psychotropic is a bi-weekly podcast showcasing stories that involve substance use.

If you are interested in people, the drug experience and its consequences, philosophies and ideas surrounding drug-use, and how it's all laced into everyday life, then these short memoirs, told by individuals who have (or haven't) partaken, might give you some insight.psychotropic drugs: chlorpromazine as a treatment for psychosis, and the tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) and non-selective monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) in the early s.

The introduction of these drugs heralded truly revolutionary developments in the management of mental illness, in that.This book is extraordinarily researched and written in an engaging style that invites professionals and laypeople to open their minds to a broad and informed view of modern psychiatry and psychiatric drugs." — Ann Arbor News "[Metzl] provides insight into the popular and professional responses to psychiatric treatments".