Benzo Books & Other Resources lists a number of books and resources about Benzodiazepines.
Worst Pills, Best Pills (2005) is a reliable, objective, evidence-based and authoritative guide to prescription drugs.
Public Citizen is no longer selling Worst Pills, Best Pills due to concerns that its information has become outdated.
All the information contained in the book is available on the companion Website WorstPills.org (subscription-based) and is updated twice annually.
A Brief History of Anxiety [Yours & Mine] by Patricia Pearson.
The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth by Irving Kirsch.
See the book review.
Prescription for Injury by Colin Downes-Grainger, 2007. Free PDF available for download.
This book examines the question of how it is that medicine inflicts widespread damage through mind altering drugs in particular but also a range of other drugs. It goes into the reasons why so often dangerous drugs are sold to regulators and doctors as safe and it is left to patients to discover later that this is far from true.
Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower, and A Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial by Alison Bass, an award-winning journalist and long-time medical writer for The Boston Globe.
The ABCs of Disease Mongering: An epidemic in 26 letters (Emdash Publishing, Victoria, 2008) tickles your funny bone with his new take on the very real and growing phenomenon of Disease Mongering—the practice of convincing more and more of us that we’re patients, in order to sell us health treatments of all sorts.
Updated May 29, 2018