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David Healy

AKA David Thomas Healy

Born: 27-Apr-1954
Birthplace: Raheny, Ireland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Psychiatrist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: The Antidepressant Era

    University: University College Dublin
    Medical School: MD, University College Dublin (1979)
    Professor: Psychiatry, University of Toronto (2000-04)
    Professor: Psychiatry, Cardiff University (2004-14)
    Professor: Psychiatry, Bangor University (2014-)

    Association of European Psychiatrists
    British Association for Psychopharmacology Secretary
    Royal College of Psychiatrists 1985

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Author of books:
The Suspended Revolution: Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Re-Examined (1990, history of science)
Images of Trauma: From Hysteria to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (1993, history of science)
The Antidepressant Era (1997, history of science)
The Creation of Psychopharmacology (2004, history of science)
Let Them Eat Prozac: The Unhealthy Relationship Between the Pharmaceutical Industry and Depression (2004, social studies)
Shock Therapy: A History of Electroconvulsive Treatment in Mental Illness (2007, history of science)
Mania: A Short History of Bipolar Disorder (2008, history of science)
Pharmageddon (2012, social studies)

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