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Author Tone, Andrea, 1964-
Title The age of anxiety : a history of America's turbulent affair with tranquilizers / Andrea Tone.
Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, c2009.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 11  615.1 T    IN LIBRARY
Description xx, 298 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-288) and index.
Contents Anxiety before the tranquilizer revolution -- The making of Miltown -- The fashionable pill -- Psychiatry in the medicine cabinet -- Arsenals of the anxious -- Corporate choreography and molecular play -- Suffering amid the silence -- Mother's little helpers -- Tranquilizers on trial.
Subject Tranquilizing drugs -- United States -- History.
Antipsychotic drugs -- United States -- History.
Psychotropic drugs -- United States -- History.
Added Title History of America's turbulent affair with tranquilizers
ISBN 9780465086580 (alk. paper)
0465086586 (alk. paper)