Comfortably Numb

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Comfortably Numb

Author : Charles Barber
ISBN : 9780307377081
Genre : Social Science
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American doctors dispense approximately 230 million antidepressant prescriptions every year, more than any other class of medication. Charles Barber explores this disturbing phenomenon, examining the ways in which pharmaceutical companies first create the need for a drug and then rush to fill it. Most importantly, he convincingly argues that, without an industry to promote them, non-pharmaceutical approaches are tragically overlooked in favor of an instant cure for all emotional difficulties.Compulsively readable and urgently relevant, Comfortably Numb is an unprecedented account of the impact of psychiatric medications on American culture and on Americans themselves.
Category: Social Science
Comfortably Numb
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Mark Blake
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The acclaimed, definitive biography of Pink Floyd, from their iconic beginnings in psychedelic, Swinging London to their historic reunion at the Live8 concert ("The most complete, insightful, and current account of Pink Floyd...nearly as essential as the music itself."--Austin Chronicle) Mark Blake draws on his own interviews with band members
Comfortably Numb
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Charles Barber
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-05 - Publisher: Vintage

American doctors dispense approximately 230 million antidepressant prescriptions every year, more than any other class of medication. Charles Barber explores this disturbing phenomenon, examining the ways in which pharmaceutical companies first create the need for a drug and then rush to fill it. Most importantly, he convincingly argues that, without
Echoes
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Glenn Povey
Categories: Rock groups
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Mind Head Publishing

From their gigs in tiny church halls to multimillion-selling albums--"The Dark Side" "of the Moon," "Wish You Were Here," and the rock opera "The Wall"--and elaborate stadium shows, this tome celebrates legendary rock band Pink Floyd. Lavishly illustrated with previously unpublished photographs and rare graphic memorabilia, including posters, advertisements, handbills,
Guitar World Presents Pink Floyd
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Alan Di Perna, Jeff Kitts, Brad Tolinski
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

Pink Floyd's extraordinary career has now spanned four decades, from their early days pushing the cutting edge of British psychedelic pop to their massive successes with moody, conceptual masterpieces like Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here and The Wall, to their acrimonious split with Roger Waters and
Expert Approaches to Support Gifted Learners
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Margaret Wayne Gosfield
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-15 - Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

Educators and parents need practical information they can use now to help them best understand and support the gifted learners in their lives. Because of the unique social and emotional needs faced by gifted learners—not to mention the unique academic needs—teaching and parenting them can be as demanding as it