Ma, Zhiying (2012). When Love Meets Drugs: Pharmaceuticalizing Ambivalence in Post-Socialist China.

In this article, I examine the interaction between intimacy and psychiatry to explore the ambivalences in the use of pharmaceuticals in psychiatric practice. Of particular interest is how pharmaceuticals come to constitute in multiple ways what pathology is and what form of life needs to be restored, and how psychiatric medications reconfigure the ambivalence of intimacy in post-socialist China...

Ma, Zhiying (2012). When Love Meets Drugs: Pharmaceuticalizing Ambivalence in Post-Socialist China. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry. 36:51–77.