The following is the material I used to create Episode 1: The rise of psychopharmacology and medical and philosophical reactions to it
A full transcript of the episode can be found here
Deacon, B., ‘The biomedical model of mental disorder: A critical analysis of its validity, utility, and effects on psychotherapy research’, Clinical Psychology Review, 2013, Vol. 33, pp. 846-861.
Dickinson, E., ‘From madness to mental health: A brief history of psychiatric treatments in the UK from 1800 to the present’, The British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1990,Vol. 53, No. 10, pp. 419–424.
Horwitz, A. and Wakefield, J., The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow Into Depressive Disorder. (Oxford: 2007).
Johnson, L., and Lloyd, J., Sentenced to Everyday Life: Feminism and the Housewife. (London: 2004).
Ohler, N. (translated by Whiteside, S), Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany. (London: 2016).
Pieters, T., and Snelders, S., ‘Psychotropic Drug Use: Between Healing and Enhancing the Mind’, Neuroethics, 2009, Vol. 2, pp. 63-73.
Pieters, T., and Snelders, S., ‘From King Kong Pills to Mother’s Little Helpers—Career Cycles of Two Families of Psychotropic Drugs: The Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines’, Canadian bulletin of medical history, 2007, Vol. 24, No 1, pp. 93-112.
Pugh, J., ‘The Royal Air Force, Bomber Command and the Use of Benzedrine Sulphate: An Examination of Policy and Practice During the Second World War’, Journal of Contemporary History, 2016, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 740-761.
Scull, A., Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine, (London: 2014).
Primay material largely came from article written in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), the publishing arm of the British Medical Association and the British Journal of Addiction (BJA), the publishing arm of the Society for the Study of Addiction.
Blair, D.,‘Ill Advised Medication with Drugs Leading to Habituation and Addiction’, BJA, 1963, Vol. 1963, No. 2, pp. 3-33.
Brook, E., ‘Too Much Barbiturate?’, The Lancet, 1956, Vol. 267, No. 6908, pp. 150-152.
Hunter, R., ‘The Abuse of Barbiturated and Other Sedative Drugs with Special Reference to Psychiatric Patients’, BJA, 1957, Vol. 53, No.2, pp. 93-100.
Huxley, A., Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell, (London: 2004).
Laurence, D. and Pond, D., ‘The Trade in Tranquillity’, BMJ, 1958, Vol. 1, No. 5072, pp. 700-702.
Locket, S., ‘The Abuse of the Barbiturates’, BJA, 1957, Vol 53, No. 2, pp. 105-112.
Macdonald, A. ‘Some Mood-Modifying Drugs and Their Possible Abuse’, BJA, 1957, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 75-82.
Sargant, W., ‘Drugs in the Treatment of Depression’, BMJ, 1961, Vol. 1, No. 5221, pp. 225-227.
‘Discussion Following the Papers on Tranquillizers’, BJA, 1958, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 5-7.
‘The Art of Medicine in a Drug-Conscious Age: Demands on the Doctor’, Guardian, 23 November 1953.
‘How We Can Cure Pill Mania’, Daily Mirror, 9 September 1955.
‘Drugs – Are They a Help or a Menace’, Daily Mirror, 19 September 1955.
‘The Purple Heart Addicts’, Daily Mirror, 31 August 1962, p. 7.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
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