The Age of Anxiety

The Age of Anxiety

A History of America's Turbulent Affair With Tranquilizers /Andrea Tone

Paperback - 2011
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Drugs for anxiety are a billion-dollar business in the United States. Yet in 1955, when the prescription tranquilizer Miltown became available, pharmaceutical executives worried that there was no market. In The Age of Anxiety , historian Andrea Tone provides a comprehensive account of the rise of America's prescription drug culture through the lens of our complicated relationship with tranquilizers.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2011.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780465025206
046502520X
Characteristics: xviii, 298 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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