Prozac as a way of life / edited by Carl Elliott and Tod Chambers. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004. - 211 p. ; 25 cm. - Studies in social medicine .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Kramer's anxiety / Erik Parens -- Prozac, enhancement, and self-creation / David Degrazia -- The valorization of sadness: alienation and the melancholic temperament / Peter D. Kramer -- Passion, activity, and the care of the self: Foucault and Heidegger in the precincts of Prozac / James C. Edwards -- Good science or good business? / David Healy -- Kafka's boys: a story of sex and serotonin / Lauren Slater -- Care of the dying in America / Laurie Zoloth -- Pursued by happiness and beaten senseless: Prozac and the American dream / Carl Elliott -- The paradox of Prozac as an enhancement technology / Susan Squier -- The sound of one hand clapping: listening to Prozac in Japan / Laurence J. Kirmayer -- Prozac for the sick soul / Tod Chambers.

0807828807 (cloth : alk. paper) 0807855510 (pbk. : alk. paper)


Fluoxetine--Social aspects.
Fluoxetine--therapeutic use.
Personality change.
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors--therapeutic use.
Bioethical Issues.
Depression--drug therapy.
Personality--drug effects.

RC483.5.F55 / .P767 2004

616.85/27061

QV 126 / .P969 2004

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