The Myth of the Chemical Cure psychiatric drugs work by correcting chemical imbalance and analyzes the professional, commercial and Moncrieff, Joanna. The Myth of the Chemical Cure and millions of other books are available for . Joanna Moncrieff, a practising psychiatrist and academic, has produced a. The Myth of the Chemical Cure has 64 ratings and 5 reviews. Robert Whitaker The Bitterest Pills by Joanna Moncrieff The Birth of the Clinic by Michel Foucault.
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Megan Warren rated it really liked it Apr 12, Dawn rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Moncrieff developed two alternative ‘models’ for understanding what drugs might be doing when they are prescribed to people with mental health problems.
Like most of the more advanced thinking the author hails from Great Britain. Lists with This Book. joana
The main thesis is that the disease-centered mo This book concerns the creation of a myth, the myth of monceieff disease-centered model of drug action the current standard view of psychotropic drug action, in other words it is the idea in psychiatry that drugs are thought to act on the underlying physical disease process. The Myth of the Chemical Cure: The changes induced by some sorts of drugs may, however, lead to the suppression of the manifestations symptoms of some mental disorders.
According to this model, psychiatric drugs have no specific biological effects in people with a mental disorder, and they produce their characteristic effects in everyone who takes them.
Monceieff from ” https: Barr rated it really liked it Jul 19, The main thesis is joannz the disease-centered model of drug action has been adopted, not because the evidence for it is compelling, but because it helped to promote the interests of certain powerful social groups, namely the psychiatric profession, the pharmaceutical industry and the modern state.
Tugrul Akyuz rated it really liked it Jan 24, No trivia or quizzes yet. Epub Apr A must read for anyone in the mental heath field. Moncrieff contrast this with an alternative ‘drug centred’ model, which suggests that since psychiatric drugs are psychoactive substancesthey work because they change the way people think, feel and behave.
Moncrieff has critically reviewed the literature on the use of drug treatments like acamprosate and naltrexone for alcohol problems  and the use of stimulants in children.
Views Read Edit View history. Zara Gilmour rated it really liked it Dec 31, Moncrieff qualified in medicine from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in No, you must read this book.
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