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By Katherine Sharpe

While Katherine Sharpe arrived at her collage health facility with an age-old criticism, a nasty case of homesickness, she got a completely glossy reaction: a twenty-minute appointment and a prescription for Zoloft—a drug she could take for the following ten years. This end result, as soon as not going, is now alarmingly universal. Twenty-five years after Prozac entered undefined, 10 percentage of usa citizens over the age of six use an SSRI antidepressant.

In Coming of Age on Zoloft, Sharpe blends deeply own writing, considerate interviews, and ancient context to accomplish an exceptional portrait of the antidepressant new release. She explores questions of id that come up for those who begin drugs ahead of they've got an grownup feel of self. She asks why a few participants discover a analysis of melancholy reassuring, whereas others are threatened through it. She provides, in younger people's personal phrases, their intimate and complex relationships with their medicine. and she or he weighs the cultural implications of America's biomedical method of moods.

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