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[2016 book] The Pill That Steals Lives: One Woman's Terrifying Journey to Discover the Truth about Antidepressants by Katinka Blackford Newman

[2010] Diary of a Legal Drug Dealer by Kay Carlson

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker 

[2009] Drug-Induced Dementia: a perfect crime by MD Grace E. Jackson
1) the causal connection between antipsychotic drugs and Alzheimer's disease
2) the evidentiary link between stimulants (ADHD drugs) and shrinkage of the brain
3) the limitations of the neurogenesis theory of antidepressant action (in fact, Dr. Jackson discusses the research evidence which shows that antidepressants damage the hippocampus - the learning and memory center of the brain)
4) the evidence for mood stabilizers as neurodegenerative, rather than neuroprotective agents
5) the reasons why existing drug treatments are particularly hazardous for survivors of traumatic brain injury (i.e., soldiers with head injuries)

Mad In America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill.

[2009] Drug-Induced Dementia: a perfect crime by MD Grace E. Jackson

Making Us Crazy: DSM -- The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders by Herb Kutchins and Stuart Kirk

They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who's Normal by Paula Caplan

Psychiatrists: The Men Behind Hitler by Thomas Roeder, Volker Kubillus and Anthony Burwell

Psychiatrists: The Men Behind Hitler by by Bernhard Schreiber