Drug Dealer, MD:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421421407

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Author: Anna Lembke
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Pages:
192

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Contents
1. Introduction: The Prescription Drug Epidemic
2. What is Addiction and Who's at Risk?
3. Pain is Dangerous, Difference is Psychopathology: The Role of Illness Narratives
4. Big Pharma Joins Big Medicine, Co-Opting Medical Science to Promote Pill-Taking
5. The Drug-Seeking Patient: Malingering vs the Hijacked Brain
6. The Professional Patient: Illness as Identity and a Right to Be Compensated
7. The Compassionate Doctor, the Narcissistic Injury, and the Primitive Defense
8. Pill Mills and the Toyota-ization of Medicine
9. Addiction, the Disease Insurance Companies Still Won't Pay Doctors to Treat
10. Stopping the Cycle of Compulsive Prescribing
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