No life without pills?: the medicalisation of daily life

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Hedwig Diekwisch
Christiane Fischer
Jörg Schaaber
BUKO Pharma-Kampagne
German Federal Congress of Development Action Groups (BUKO)
Irene Grevelding
Publisher: 
BUKO Pharma-Kampagne = BUKO Pharma Campaign
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Bielefeld, DE

Examines problems of pharmaceuticals and their overuse in Germany, defined as the problem of medicalisation. Compares and contrasts effects in some Third World southern countries. Encourages consumer awareness and skepticism.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PHAR.N65 2002