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Prozac nation :young and depressed in America

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In Prozac Nation, Wurtzel describes her harrowing battle with clinical depression before she was finally treated with Prozac. In a society plagued by divorce, economic instability, and AIDS, Wurtzel depicts the growing number of depressed and overmedicated people in America.

Book News Annotation:

"Full of promise" is how anyone would have described Elizabeth Wurtzel at age ten, a bright-eyed little girl who painted, wrote stories, and excelled in school. By age 12, she was cutting her legs with razor blades, and college turned into a series of breakdowns, crises, and a suicide attempt. Not until being prescribed Prozac, in combination with other psychoactive drugs and therapy, was some stability possible for her. Written with spunk and wit, this is an excellent picture of a young woman's struggle with depression and her view of the dire effects our social and cultural milieu has on the young.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395680933
Subtitle:
(young and depressed in America )
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Depression
Subject:
Depressed persons
Subject:
Depressed persons -- United States -- Biography.
Series Volume:
no. 11
Publication Date:
1994
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
x, 317 p.

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Biography » Women
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Mood Disorders and Depression
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Depression

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