Special Issue: Humanness and Modern Psychotropy

The latest issue of Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry is now up at Springer.com!

Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry

 Volume 38 ˙ Number 2 ˙ June 2014

 Special Issue: Humanness and Modern Psychotropy

Guest Editors:Michael Oldani and Stefan Ecks

Forward:

On Deep History and Psychotropy

Ben Campbell

Introduction: Anthropological Engagements with Modern Psychotropy

Michael Oldani and Stefan Ecks

Special Issue ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Promise and Deceit: Pharmakos, Drug Replacement Therapy, and the Perils of Experience

Todd Meyers

“We Always Live in Fear”: Antidepressant prescriptions by unlicensed doctors in India

Stephen Ecks

The earlier the better – Alzheimer’s prevention, early detection, and the quest for pharmacological interventions

Annette Leibing

Drugs and the Single Woman: Pharmacy, Fashion, Desire and Destitution in India

Sarah Pinto

Deep Pharma: Psychiatry, Anthropology and Pharmaceutical Detox

Michael Oldani

Commentary

Cultural Scripts: The Elusive Role of Psychotropic Drugs in Treatment

Carolyn Rouse

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Bentuhua: Culturing Psychotherapy in Postsocialist China

Li Zhang

Review Essay

Hendricks, Ruud. Autistic Company. New York: Rodopi, 2012

Ariel Cascio

 Opinion

Keep Your Sunny Side: A Street Level Look at Homelessness

Stephen G. Frischmuth

BOOK REVIEWS

Peter Redfield, Life in Crisis: The Ethical Journey of Doctors Without Borders. Berkely: University of California Press, Berkley, 2013.

By Darryl Stellmach

BOOKS RECEIVED

COMINGS AND GOINGS

END MATTERS

 

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