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I must thank the editors of the Annals of Internal Medicine for bringing Discoveries in Biological Psychiatry to my attention. This is really an extraordinary book—a collection of brief (10- to 15-page) first-person accounts of the discoveries of many of the psychotropic agents that we use today. The chapters are written by men whose names have become famous in psychiatry and psychopharmacology. They include Nathan Kline, writing about the MAO inhibitors; Hofmann, describing the discovery of LSD; Cade, telling about the use of lithium in psychiatry; Kuhn on imipramine; Janssen from Belgium on the butyrophenones, and Pierre Deniker from France,
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Discoveries in Biological Psychiatry.Origins of Psychopharmacology—From CPZ to LSD.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;74:810. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-810_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):810.
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