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Author Barondes, Samuel H., 1933-

Title Better than Prozac : creating the next generation of psychiatric drugs / Samuel H. Barondes
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 219 pages)
Contents A note on drug names -- Prologue -- pt. 1. Sweet oblivious antidotes -- 1. Clara's secret -- 2. The first blockbuster -- 3. The road to Prozac -- 4. Mother's little helper -- 5. A spectacular improvement -- pt. 2. Better psychotherapeutic drugs -- 6. Martha's panic -- 7. Gene variants -- 8. Animal psychiatry -- 9. Personalized psychiatric drugs -- 10. Little things in hand -- 11. Clara's prospects -- appendix. Trade names of psychiatric drugs -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Summary In 'Better Than Prozac', Samuel Barondes explains the science underlying rational design of the next generation of antidepressive agents, and how we have learned what we know about the molecular basis of the neuropharmacological treatment of mood disorders. He presents many case studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-201) and index
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Subject Antidepressants -- Popular works.
Psychotropic Drugs.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Popular works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195151305 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
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0198034504 (electronic bk.)
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1602567573 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780195151305 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
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9781602567573 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)