Anatomy of an Epidemic

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Anatomy of an Epidemic
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ISBN : 9780307452429
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The award-winning author of Mad in America presents a controversial assessment of the rise in mental illness-related disabilities that considers if drug-based care may be fueling illness rates throughout the past half century.

Anatomy of an Epidemic

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