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Mind fixers : psychiatry's troubled search for the biology of mental illness / Anne Harrington.

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  • ISBN: 9780393071221 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0393071227 : HRD
  • Physical Description: xviii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-334) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Doctors' stories -- Betting on anatomy -- Biology in disarray -- A fragile freudian triumph -- Crisis and revolt -- Disease stories -- Schizophrenia -- Depression -- Manic-depression -- Unfinished stories -- False dawn -- Afterthoughts -- Notes -- Guide to further reading -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the unfulfilled 1980s quest to identify the biological basis of mental illness, documenting the cultural upheavals, activism, public policy change, rivalries, and profit-mongering that shaped efforts to address mental illness with biochemical treatments.
Subject: Mental illness > Physiological aspects.
Neuropsychiatry.

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