BeschreibungThese essays provide the groundwork for a philosophical discussion of the ethical and cultural dimensions of the popularity of SSRI antidepressants. They do not question that these drugs can alleviate suffering. What they do question is the popularity of these drugs and that popularity's relationship to American culture and ideas of selfhood.
PortraitCarl Elliott is associate professor of philosophy and pediatrics at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota. His most recent book is Better Than Well: American Medicine Meets the American Dream. Tod Chambers is associate professor of bioethics and medical humanities at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and author of The Fiction of Bioethics: Cases as Literary Texts.
Untertitel: 'Studies in Social Medicine (Pa'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten