In this episode of our History of UK drug use: The 1950s and 1960s series I will present some of the origins of the Psychopharmacological Revolution and the drug taking boom that accompanied it. We will also examine the reactions of the medical profession to it, as their societal role increasingly revolved around prescribing drugs.

A full list of references for this episode can be found here.

A transcript for the episode is available here

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