The Therapeutic Nightmare: The Battle Over the World's Most Controversial Tranquilizer - Abraham, John; Sheppard, Julie
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"The Therapeutic Nightmare" tells the story of the sleeping pill, Halcion, a story which is far from over. First marketed in the 1970s, Halcion was taken by millions of patients around the world as a tranquilizer. Soon, however, it began to be associated with serious psychotropic effects: patients experienced amnesia, hallucinations, aggression and, in extreme cases, homicide. Thirteen years after its first release it was banned by the British government. It remains on sale in the United States.…mehr

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"The Therapeutic Nightmare" tells the story of the sleeping pill, Halcion, a story which is far from over. First marketed in the 1970s, Halcion was taken by millions of patients around the world as a tranquilizer. Soon, however, it began to be associated with serious psychotropic effects: patients experienced amnesia, hallucinations, aggression and, in extreme cases, homicide. Thirteen years after its first release it was banned by the British government. It remains on sale in the United States.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: EARTHSCAN
  • Seitenzahl: 178
  • Erscheinungstermin: September 1999
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 242mm x 158mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 408g
  • ISBN-13: 9781853835520
  • ISBN-10: 1853835528
  • Artikelnr.: 21435178