Talking Back To Prozac: What Doctors Aren't Telling You About Prozac And The Newer Antidepressants
  • Talking Back To Prozac: What Doctors Aren't Telling You About Prozac And The Newer Antidepressants
  • Talking Back To Prozac: What Doctors Aren't Telling You About Prozac And The Newer Antidepressants
  • Talking Back To Prozac: What Doctors Aren't Telling You About Prozac And The Newer Antidepressants
ISBN: 1497638771
EAN13: 9781497638778
Language: English
Release Date: May 6, 2014
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 1.02" H x 8.5" L x 5.51" W
Weight: 0.93 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Talking Back To Prozac: What Doctors Aren't Telling You About Prozac And The Newer Antidepressants

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Book Overview

A psychiatrist takes a critical look at this SRI and newer medications that are among the most frequently prescribed drugs in America.

Prozac. Millions of Americans are on it. And just about everyone else is wondering if they should be on it, too. The claims of the pro-Prozac chorus are enticing: that it can cure everything from depression (the only disorder for which Prozac was originally approved) to fear of public speaking, PMS, obesity, shyness, migraine, and back pain--with few or no side effects. But is the reality quite different? At what price do we buy Prozac-induced euphoria and a shiny new personality?

Psychiatrist Peter Breggin, MD, and coauthor Ginger Ross Breggin answer these and other crucial questions in Talking Back to Prozac. They explain what Prozac is and how it works, and they take a hard look at the real story behind today's most controversial drug:

  • The fact that Prozac was tested in trials of four to six weeks in length before receiving FDA approval
  • The difficulty Prozac's manufacturer had in proving its effectiveness during these tests
  • The information on side effects that the FDA failed to include in its final labeling requirements
  • How Prozac acts as a stimulant not unlike the addictive drugs cocaine and amphetamine
  • The dangers of possible Prozac addiction and Read More chevron_right

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