Book Reviews of Listening to Prozac: The Landmark Book About Antidepressants and the Remaking of the Self, Revised Edition

Listening to Prozac: The Landmark Book About Antidepressants and the Remaking of the Self, Revised Edition
Listening to Prozac The Landmark Book About Antidepressants and the Remaking of the Self Revised Edition
Author: Peter D. Kramer
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ISBN-13: 9780140266719
ISBN-10: 0140266712
Publication Date: 9/1/1997
Pages: 448
Rating:
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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3.1 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
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Not only a fascinating and beautifully written overview of the biology and psychology of mood-state, but a richly philosophical meditation upon the basic nature of human nature as well.
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This guy is the one who coined the phrase "cosmetic psychopharmacology", states he hasn't studied the side effects (this was written only 5 years after prozac came out), and is viewed by many as a shill for the pharmaceutical companies.
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National bestseller, a psychiatrist explores antidepressant drugs and the remaking of the self. Trade sized soft cover book, fairly thick.
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Very good insight into Prozac's use as a personality altering drug as opposed to a cure.
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A very interesting & important overview of how Prozac and other psychotropic drugs re-shape personality.
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I no longer feel a stigma in taking Prozac. I realize it is a drug that can help me be the real me
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An easy to read study of the ethical aspects of antidepressants in todays world.