Book ID: CBB284563305

Psychedelic Revolutionaries: Three Medical Pioneers, the Fall of Hallucinogenic Research and the Rise of Big Pharma (2018)


P. W. Barber (Author)

Zed Books

Publication Date: 2018
Physical Details: 410 pages
Language: English

A fascinating investigation into a very strange episode of scientific history. P.W. Barber tells the story of the invention, practice and downfall of psychedelic psychiatry, revealing how it shaped twentieth century understanding of mental health.

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Authors & Contributors
Pieters, Toine
Snelders, Stephen
Shorter, Edward
Balz, Viola
Gershon, Ariel
Scull, Andrew T.
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Pharmacy in History
History of Psychiatry
Social Studies of Science
Social History of Medicine
Medizinhistorisches Journal
Harvard University Press
Iowa State University
Veen Magazines
Oxford University Press
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
University of California, Berkeley
Psychotropic drugs
Mental disorders and diseases
Pharmaceutical industry
Time Periods
20th century, late
20th century
19th century
21st century
20th century, early
United States
Great Britain
United States. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA)

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