Our Complex Love Affair With Designer Consciousness
From Medical News Today
The spectacular increase in the use of psychiatric drugs over the past 50 years involved what a University at Buffalo historian calls “a massive break with what we consider ‘normal’ mental health,” one linked to myriad social and cultural changes in America.
“Happy Pills in America: From Miltown to Prozac” by David Herzberg, Ph.D., UB assistant professor of history, considers a wide range of psychiatric medications hailed in pharmaceutical marketing as “wonder drugs” and the social changes they provoked.
Continued in article Happy Pills In America.