Now 30, she went on Prozac when she was still in high school to treat her clinical depression.
Prozac and Zoloft are close behind—research now shows that their usage among preschoolers has more than doubled in recent years.
“Medication rewrites history,” says Peter Kramer, the psychiatrist and renowned author of Listening to Prozac.
But what exactly would turn psychotropic drugs like Prozac and Paxil and Zoloft into a subplot in the subprime mess?
She was put on Prozac after the beatings, and contemplated suicide.
1985, proprietary name for fluoxetine hydrochloride, developed early 1970s by Lilly Industries.
Prozac Pro·zac (prō'zāk')
A trademark for fluoxetine hydrochloride.