Stephen Barrett, M.D.:
Books and Book Chapters

Coauthored

  Year Title and Publisher
  1976 The Health Robbers: How To Protect Your Money And Your Life
George F. Stickley Co.
  1980 Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions, 2nd Edition
C.V. Mosby Co.
    The Health Robbers, 2nd edition
George F. Stickley Co.
    The Tooth Robbers: A Pro-Fluoridation Handbook
George F. Stickley Co.
  1981 Vitamins and "Health" Foods: The Great American Hustle
George F. Stickley Co.
  1982 Shopping for Health Care
C.V. Mosby Co.
  1985 Consumer Health, 3rd Edition
Times Mirror/Mosby
  1989 Consumer Health, 4th Edition
Times Mirror/Mosby
  1990 Health Schemes, Scams, and Frauds
Consumer Reports Books.
  1991 Your Guide to Good Nutrition
Prometheus Books
  1993 Consumer Health, 5th Edition
Mosby­Year Book
    Reader's Guide to "Alternative" Health Methods
American Medical Association.
    The Health Robbers: A Close Look at Quackery in America
Prometheus Books
  1994 The Vitamin Pushers: How the "Health Food" Industry Is Selling America a Bill of Goods.
Prometheus Books
  1997 Consumer Health, 6th Edition. Brown & Benchmark
  1998 Chemical Sensitivity: The Truth about Environmental Illness
Prometheus Books
Consumer Health, 7th Edition. McGraw-Hill
  2006 Consumer Health, 8th Edition. McGraw-Hill
  2012 Consumer Health 9th Edition. McGraw-Hill

Edited or Coedited

  Year Title and Publisher
  1982 Dear Dr. Stare: What Should I Eat?, by Fredrick J. Stare, M.D., and Virginia Aronson, R.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
Your Guide to Urology, by Charles D. Saunders, M.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
    Your Guide to Mental Help, by John P. Callan, M.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
    Your Guide to Physical Fitness, by Ellington Darden, Ph.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
Life After 50: Your Guide to Health and Happiness, by Joseph D. Alter, M.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
  1983 Vitamins and Minerals: Help or Harm?, by Charles W. Marshall, Ph.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
Inside Psychotherapy-The Patient's Handbook, by Ronald W. Pies, M.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
Your Basic Guide to Nutrition, by Fredrick J. Stare, M.D., and Virginia Aronson, R.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
  1984 Your Guide to Foot Care, by Marvin Sandler, D.P.M.
George F. Stickley Co.
Women Under the Knife: A Gynecologist's Report on Hazardous Medicine, by Herbert H. Keyser, M.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
A Smoking Gun: How the Tobacco Companies Get Away with Murder, by Elizabeth M. Whelan, Sc.D., M.P.H.
George F. Stickley Co.
    Your Guide to Heart Care, by Albert G. Goldin, M.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
  1985 Your Guide to Ear, Nose and Throat Problems, by Michael Morelock, M.D.
George F. Stickley Co.
The Smoke-Free Workplace, by William Weis, Ph.D., and Bruce Miller.
Prometheus Books
  1990 Nutrition 90/91, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
Dushkin Publishing Group
  1991 Dubious Cancer Treatment.
American Cancer Society, Florida Division
    Nutrition 91/92, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
Dushkin Publishing Group
  1992 Nutrition 92/93, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
Dushkin Publishing Group
    A Consumer's Guide to "Alternative Medicine," by Kurt Butler.
Prometheus Books.
    Panic in the Pantry, by Elizabeth M. Whelan, Sc.D., M.P.H., and Fredrick J. Stare, M.D., Ph.D.
Prometheus Books
  1993 Mystical Diets, by Jack Raso, M.S., R.D.
Prometheus Books
  1994 Nutrition 94/95, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
Dushkin Publishing Group
    "Alternative" Healthcare, by Jack Raso, M.S., R.D.
Prometheus Books
  1995 Nutrition 95/96, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
Dushkin Publishing Group
    Chiropractic: The Victim's Perspective, by George J. Magner, III,
Prometheus Books
  1996 Nutrition 96/97, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
Brown & Benchmark
  1997 Nutrition 97/98, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
Brown & Benchmark
  1998 Nutrition 98/99, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
McGraw-Hill
  1999 Nutrition 99/00, with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
McGraw-Hill
    Inside Chiropractic: A Patient's Guide, by Samuel Homola, D.C.
Prometheus Books
   2000 Nutrition 00/01 with Charlotte C. Cook-Fuller, Ph.D.
McGraw-Hill
   2001 Chiropractic: The Greatest Hoax of the Century?, 2nd Edition, by Ludmil A. Chotkowski, M.D
New England Novelty Books
  2013 Chiropractice Abuse: An Insider's Lament, by Preston Long, D.C., Ph.D.

Book Chapters

  Year Title and Publisher
  1988 Choosing Health Care Services and Insurance. In Core Concepts in Health, 5th Edition, Mayfield Publishing Company
Nutrition Facts and Fallacies. In Core Concepts in Health, 5th Edition, Mayfield Publishing Company
  1990 The Health-care System, In Core Concepts in Health, 6th Edition, Mayfield Publishing Company
  1993 Fads, Frauds, and Quackery. In Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 8th Edition. Lea & Febiger
The Health-care System, In Core Concepts in Health, 7th Edition, Mayfield Publishing Company
  1996 Alternative" Health Practices and Quackery. In The Encyclopedia of the Paranormal. Prometheus Books
Questionable Cancer Therapies. In Cancer Medicine, 4th Edition, Williams & Wilkins
  1998 "Alternative" Methods: More Hype Than Hope. In Alternative Medicine and Ethics. Humana Press
Fads, Frauds, and Quackery. In Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 9th Edition. Williams & Wilkins
"Alternative" Nutrition Therapies. In Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 9th Edition. Williams & Wilkins
  2001 Questionable Practices in Food and Nutrition: Definitions and Descriptions. In Handbook of Nutrition and Food. CRC Press
  2002 "Alternatives" Methods and Quackery. In Ministries of Health and Healing, AdventSource
    Nutrition Fads, Fallacies, and Quackery. In Ministries of Health and Healing, AdventSource
  2004 Homeopathic Remedies Are Ineffective. In Opposing Viewpoints: Health. Greenhaven
  2006 Problems in the Non-Drug Marketplace. In Drug Discovery, 2nd Edition. CRC Press
    "Alternative" Nutrition Therapies. In Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 10th Edition. Williams & Wilkins
    Fads, Frauds, and Quackery. In Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 10th Edition. Williams & Wilkins
  2012 Nonscientific Uses and Illegal Marketing of Drugs and Dietary Supplements. In Drug Injury: Liability, Analyisis and Prevention. Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
  2014 Quackery. In Con$umer $urvival: An Encyclopedia of Consumer Rights, Safety, and Potection. ABC-CLIO

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