Pharmacracy in America

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Thomas Szasz is emeritus professor psychiatry. Department of Psychiatry, Upstate Medical University, State University of New York. He is author ofPharmacracy: Medicine and Politics in America [2001] (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2003).

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Szasz, T. Pharmacracy in America. Soc 41, 54–58 (2004).

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