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Prozac Nation

Prozac Nation
Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547524145
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Elizabeth Wurtzel's New York Times best-selling memoir, with a new afterword "Sparkling, luminescent prose . . . A powerful portrait of one girl's journey through the purgatory of depression and back." —New York Times "A book that became a cultural touchstone." —New Yorker Elizabeth Wurtzel writes with her finger on the faint pulse of an overdiagnosed generation whose ruling icons are Kurt Cobain, Xanax, and pierced tongues. Her famous memoir of her bouts with depression and skirmishes with drugs, Prozac Nation is a witty and sharp account of the psychopharmacology of an era for readers of Girl, Interrupted and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar.
Prozac Nation
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Elizabeth Wurtzel
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-04 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Elizabeth Wurtzel's New York Times best-selling memoir, with a new afterword "Sparkling, luminescent prose . . . A powerful portrait of one girl's journey through the purgatory of depression and back." —New York Times "A book that became a cultural touchstone." —New Yorker Elizabeth Wurtzel writes with her finger on
Depression and Narrative
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Hilary Clark
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-09 - Publisher: SUNY Press
How the story of depression gets told in print, on screen, and online.
Prozac Backlash
Language: en
Pages: 383
Authors: Joseph Glenmullen
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-04-17 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
In a controversial look at the potent drugs millions of Americans consume each day--for everything from anxiety to sexual addiction--Dr. Glenmullen presents authoritative information on why they are risky and provides advice on choosing safer alternative treatments.
Springsteen as Soundtrack
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Caroline Madden
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-24 - Publisher: McFarland
A catalog nearly fifty years in the making, Bruce Springsteen's music remains popular and a frequent subject of study yet little critical attention has been given to its inclusion in film and television. This book examines a selection of films and TV shows from the 1980s to the present--including Mask,
Prozac on the Couch
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Jonathan Michel Metzl
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-04-16 - Publisher: Duke University Press
Pills replaced the couch; neuroscience took the place of talk therapy; and as psychoanalysis faded from the scene, so did the castrating mothers and hysteric spinsters of Freudian theory. Or so the story goes. In Prozac on the Couch, psychiatrist Jonathan Michel Metzl boldly challenges recent psychiatric history, showing that
Prozac Nation
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Jonathan Michel Metzl
Categories: Alienation (Social psychology)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:
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My Age of Anxiety
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Scott Stossel
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-16 - Publisher: Random House
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2015 As recently as thirty-five years ago, anxiety did not exist as a diagnostic category. Today, it is the most common form of officially classified mental illness. Scott Stossel gracefully guides us across the terrain of an affliction
Prozac Nation
Language: en
Pages: 36
Authors: Jasmine I. Aquino
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:
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Shyness
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Christopher Lane
Categories: Anxiety
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Yale University Press
Discusses the effects of expanding the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)'s fourth edition on the psychiatric community, pharmaceutical companies, and the nation.
Weariness of the Self
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: Alain Ehrenberg
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-20 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Depression, once a subfield of neurosis, has become the most diagnosed mental disorder in the world. Why and how has depression become such a topical illness and what does it tell us about changing ideas of the individual and society? Alain Ehrenberg investigates the history of depression and depressive symptoms