Acceptable RiskLarge Print - 1995
Robin Cook has always been on the cutting edge of the latestmedical controversies. In Acceptable Risk, he confronts one of themost provocative issues of our time: personality-altering drugs and thecomplex moral questions they raise. Neuroscientist Edward Armstrong hasmanaged to isolate a psychotropic drug with a strange and dark history--onethat may account for the public hysteria during the Salem witch trials. In abrilliant designer-drug transformation, it is developed into an antidepressantwith truly startling therapeutic capabilities. But who can be sure the drug issafe for consumers? Who defines the boundaries of "normal" humanbehavior? And if the drug's side effects are proven to be dangerous--eventerrifying--how far will the medical community go to alter their standardsof...Acceptable Risk.
Publisher: Accord, MA : Wheeler, 
Copyright Date: ©1994
Characteristics: 533 pages ; 24 cm. large print