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Angell, M. (2012). Recensione-saggio: L'epidemia di malattie mentali e le illusioni della psichiatria: Irving Kirsch, The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth. London: The Bodley Head, 2009; New York: Basic Books, 2010, pp. 226, $ 15.99 (trad. it.: I farmaci antidepressivi: il crollo di un mito. Dalle pillole della felicità alla cura integrata. Milano: Tecniche Nuove, 2012)Robert Whitaker, Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America. New York: Crown, 2010, pp. 404, $ 26.00 (trad. it.: Indagine su un 'epidemia. Roma: Fioriti, 2013)Daniel Carlat, Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry. A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis. New York: Free Press, 2010, pp. 256, $ 25.00. Psicoter. Sci. Um., 46(2):263-282.
   

(2012). Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane, 46(2):263-282

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Recensione-saggio: L'epidemia di malattie mentali e le illusioni della psichiatria: Irving Kirsch, The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth. London: The Bodley Head, 2009; New York: Basic Books, 2010, pp. 226, $ 15.99 (trad. it.: I farmaci antidepressivi: il crollo di un mito. Dalle pillole della felicità alla cura integrata. Milano: Tecniche Nuove, 2012)Robert Whitaker, Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America. New York: Crown, 2010, pp. 404, $ 26.00 (trad. it.: Indagine su un 'epidemia. Roma: Fioriti, 2013)Daniel Carlat, Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry. A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis. New York: Free Press, 2010, pp. 256, $ 25.00

Review by:
Marcia Angell

In Collaboration with:
Andrea Castiello d'Antonio e Mauro Fornaro

Sembra che gli americani si trovino nel bel mezzo di una violenta epidemia di disturbi mentali, per lo meno a giudicare dall'aumento delle persone attualmente in trattamento per patologie psichiatriche.

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