Corpus ID: 142597827

American Mania: When More Is Not Enough

  title={American Mania: When More Is Not Enough},
  author={Virginia M. Hayes and Lidia Zylowska},
  journal={Medscape general medicine},
  • Virginia M. Hayes, Lidia Zylowska
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Medscape general medicine
  • Peter Whybrow's, MD, groundbreaking book, American Mania: When More Is Not Enough, is the first work to approach the American national obsession with materialism and overconsumption from the multiple perspectives of economics, philosophy, psychology, and neurobiology. The author effectively presents the case for a neurobiological connection to current societal trends. Dr. Whybrow is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of California, Los Angeles… CONTINUE READING
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