By Elizabeth Ettorre
Tranquillisers are prescribed to nearly two times as many girls as males, but little or no gender-based examine has been performed at the social context in their use. Gendered Moods deals the 1st feminist research of the gendered personality of psychotropic drug use, in keeping with experiences of long term psychotropic drug clients and the content material of drug ads. The authors argue that gender adjustments in psychotropic drug use are manifestations of the gendered building of society as an entire, and that, for that reason, ladies are quite at risk of being channelled right into a country of dependency on prescription drugs. Exploring present social clinical debates in terms of drug clients and prone, Gendered Moods additionally presents a serious evaluate of earlier examine. it's a a lot wanted creation to a missed quarter of analysis.