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The History of Psychopharmacology and the CINP

Edited by Thomas A. Ban, David Healy, Edward Shorter

FIRST EDITION
Volumes I –IV, published by Animula 1998, 2000, 2002 & 2004

  1. The Rise of Psychopharmacology and the Story of CINP
  2. The Triumph of Psychopharmacology and the Story CINP  
  3. From Psychopharmacology to Neuropsychopharmacology and the Story of CINP
  4. Reflections on Twentieth-Century Psychopharmacology

SECOND EDITION
Volumes I – V, published by CINP 2010 (available on amazon.com) 

  1. The Rise of Psychopharmacology and the Story of CINP
  2. The Triumph of Psychopharmacology and the Story of CINP         
  3. From Psychopharmacology to Neuropsychopharmacology and the Story of CINP
  4. Reflections on Twentieth-Century Psychopharmacology
  5. Appendix (Biographic Sketches & Cumulative Index)

CONTENT
This series covers in autobiographical accounts the first fifty years in the history of neuropsychopharmacology. The autobiographies in Volume I, (The Rise of Psychopharmacology and the Story of CINP) are from psychopharmacologists who began their professional careers in the 1950s and 1960s; in Volume II (The Triumph of Psychopharmacology and the Story of CINP), from those who started in the 1970s; in Volume III (From Psychopharmacology to Neuropsychopharmacology in the 1980s and the Story of CINP), who started in the 1980s; and in Volume IV (Reflections on Twentieth-Century Psychopharmacology), who started in the 1990s.

At the core of each volume are personal accounts in which the contributions of the scientists, are at the center of the reflections, but also include several sections in which the reflections are focused on the mainstream of events, particular areas of research, individuals and organizations.

The series was the extension of an effort by CINP’s History Committee, during the chairmanship of Tom Ban, to document both  the history of the College and the enire field. It was co-edited by Ban, David Healy and Edward Shorter. Its publication was supported by the College primarily from non-restricted publication grants received  from Pierre Fabre, Janssen Pharmaceutica and Research Foundation,Inc., and Janssen Phamaceutica International in Collaboration with  Organon International.

The series was first published by Animula (Budapest, Hungary), and the four volumes were released in 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004 at CINP congresses in Glasgow, Brussels, Montreal and Paris. In 2010 with the support of Robert H. Belmaker (President, CINP 2008-2010) and the help of Gregers Wegener, CINP’s Webmaster, the Biographic Sketches and Cumulative Indexes were separated from Volume IV into a Volume V (Appendix) and the series was reprinted as a CINP publication, distributed by AMAZON.  .    Currently each volume is available for purchase from AMAZON separately. Since the five volumes represent an entity, the publisher has been requested to make them available as a series.