Manufacturing Depression

Manufacturing Depression

The Secret History of A Modern Disease

Book - 2010
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Greenberg shows how the idea that depression is a widespread chronic disease has been packaged by brilliant scientists, doctors, and marketing experts -- and why it is has become wildly successful in the marketplace of ideas. He then asks what we gain and lose by taking this approach, and who benefits when we do.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
ISBN: 9781416569794
Call Number: 362.25 GREENBERG
Characteristics: 432 p.
Subjects: Antidepressants -- United States -- History.
Depression, Mental -- United States -- History.


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Sep 16, 2013

This book made me more skeptical of the business of antidepressants and big pharma in general. It's a well-written account of the history of depression and how it has been conceptualized, diagnosed, and treated. Greenberg is considerate of multiple points of view while still making his own opinions obvious. As a student in counseling psychology, I very much appreciated this treatment of the subject.


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