The Age of Anxiety: A History of America's Turbulent Affair with Tranquilizers

The Age of Anxiety: A History of America's Turbulent Affair with Tranquilizers

Andrea Tone


Drugs for anxiousness are a billion-dollar enterprise within the usa. but in 1955, while the prescription tranquilizer Miltown turned on hand, pharmaceutical executives frightened that there has been no industry. In The Age of Anxiety, historian Andrea Tone offers a accomplished account of the increase of America’s prescription drug tradition in the course of the lens of our complex courting with tranquilizers.

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