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Listening to Prozac

Peter D. Kramer

Listening to Prozac

a psychiatrist explores mood-altering drugs and the new meaning of the self

by Peter D. Kramer

  • 153 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fluoxetine -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Fluoxetine -- Social aspects,
  • Fluoxetine -- Psychotropic effects,
  • Personality change

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Kramer.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination409 p.
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23261529M
    ISBN 100670841838
    LC Control Number92050733

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    When Peter Kramer coined the term “cosmetic psychopharmacology” in his book Listening to Prozac, he was referring to the way psychoactive drugs could be used not just to treat illnesses but to improve a person’s psychic dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com described this as . Jan 10,  · Discussing the impact of the book, "Prozac Nation" Wurtzel’s memoir chronicling her experiences with depression was a best-seller, and has been praised for .

    Get this from a library! Listening to Prozac. [Peter D Kramer] -- "Since it was introduced in , Prozac has been prescribed to nearly five million Americans. But what is Prozac? A medication or a mental steroid? A cure for depression, or a drug that changes. Jun 06,  · prozac nation is by far one of the best books i've ever read. this book is not about whining or making you feel sorry for the author like i've read in other reviews. it's about someone who has struggled most of their life through depression and addiction and takes the time to take the reader in depth into of every aspect of her life. i read /5.


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Since it was introduced inProzac has been prescribed to nearly five million Americans. But what is Prozac. A medication or a mental steroid. A cure for depressionCited by: In desperate need of a cognitive scientist JDB PDT A review of Listening to Prozac by Peter D.

Kramer. This was a book with great potential, but it failed to live up to most of that potential/5. Jan 20,  · Listening to Prozac: A Psychiatrist Explores Antidepressant Drugs and the Remaking of the Self is a book written by psychiatrist Peter D. Kramer.

Written inthe book discusses how the advance of the anti-depressant drug Prozac might change the way we see personality, the relationship between neurology and personality.4/5(44).

Jul 10,  · Inthe psychiatrist Peter D. Kramer erupted into public consciousness when he published his second book, “Listening to Prozac,” which became one Author: Scott Stossel. There is, I hope, a saving element of irony in the title Listening to Prozac; ultimately drugs do not talk.

In the end, what Listening to Prozac book listen to is our own extrapolations and projections. I wonder whether Dr. Nuland is responding to the book or, rather, to the book’s popularity. As a book becomes popular, it became easy to mistake its genre.

About Peter D. Kramer. Peter D. Kramer, MD, is “possibly the best-known psychiatrist in America,” as The New York Times put it. Peter Kramer received his MD from Harvard and is the bestselling author of Listening to Prozac, Should You Leave?, Spectacular Happiness, Moments of Engagement, and.

Download Listening to Prozac Study Guide One purpose of Kramer’s book is to provide a context for informed discussion of the ethical and philosophical questions posed by “cosmetic.

LISTENING TO PROZAC: A Psychiatrist Explores Mood-Altering Drugs and the New Meaning of the Self User Review - Kirkus. A provocative volume that sets up the mood-altering Prozac as a tool to examine the growing—and often troubling—use of drugs in the treatment of psychological illness.4/5(1).

Listening to Prozac is a complete book on depression (not therapy) and contains interesting information about the history of the development of the various classes of anti-depressants.

If you are interested in how anti-depressants work, about dopamine, serotonin, and other neuro-transmitters, you will probably find the information you want in. Listening to Prozac describes Dr. Peter D. Kramer’s encounters as a psychiatrist with the FDA approved SSRI, Prozac.

Kramer first describes several success stories of his patients trying this new selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Listening to Prozac: A Psychiatrist Explores Antidepressant Drugs and the Remaking of the Self by Peter D.

Kramer; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fluoxetine, Moral and ethical aspects, Social aspects, Moral and ethical aspects of Fluoxetine, Personality change, Psychotropic effects, Social aspects of Fluoxetine, Medical ethics, Accessible book, Protected DAISY.

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try any audiobook Free. Get this from a library. Listening to Prozac. [Peter D Kramer] -- Kramer examines the implications of taking drugs to alter personality rather than effect illness, focusing on Prozac, a popular antidepressant.

A provocative volume that sets up the mood-altering Prozac as a tool to examine the growing—and often troubling—use of drugs in the treatment of psychological illness. Brown University professor Kramer (Moments of Engagement, —not reviewed) is a practicing psychiatrist who uses traditional techniques of therapy but also prescribes Prozac and other psychopharmaceuticals for his.

In his insightful essay in the New York Times, In Defense of Antidepressants, psychiatrist, Peter Kramer, author of the best-selling books, Listening to Prozac and Against Depression, suggest that studies show this: for mild or moderate depression, talk-therapy is as or more effective that medication.

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Jan 07,  · The book begins by describing the author's encounters with patients known by fictitious names, Sam, Tess, etc. Their stories present the central theme of the book. Although originally prescribed for depression, Prozac not only relieves this disorder but makes these people feel "better than ever." Sam loses his interest in pornography.

I needed Prozac after listening to this If you're into pompous, superfluous and contrived authors, you will love this book.

If I had actually been reading it, I never would have finished. Alas, I kept listening as I drove, hoping it would get better. Even sped him up a bit to no avail. Nov 07,  · '' 'Listening to Prozac' is about the use of medication in psychiatry and 'Should You Leave?' is really a book about family therapy or couples therapy; so .Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Listening to Prozac: The Landmark Book by Peter D.

Kramer. Psychiatrist Peter Kramer's book Listening to Prozac created a sensation when it was released inand it remains the most fascinating look at the new Free shipping over $/5(5).NOTICE: This book is required for a Westminster Theological Seminary class.

The instructor has included it as an example of a modern secular approach. It does not necessarily represent the views of Westminster Bookstore or of Westminster Theological Seminary. Listening to Prozac.