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Prozac Backlash

Author: Glenmullen, Joseph

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Format:Paperback
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Prozac Backlash : Roughly 28 million Americans -- one in every ten -- have taken Prozac, Zoloft, or Paxil or a similar antidepressant, yet very few patients are aware of the dangers of these drugs, nor are they aware that better, safer alternatives exist. Now Harvard Medical School's Dr. Joseph Glenmullen documents the ominous long-term side effects associated with these and other serotonin-boosting medications. These side effects include neurological disorders, such as disfiguring facial and whole-body tics that can indicate brain damage; sexual dysfunction in up to 60 percent of users; debilitating withdrawal symptoms, including visual hallucinations, electric shock-like sensations in the brain, dizziness, nausea, and anxiety; and a decrease of antidepressant effectiveness in about 35 percent of long-term users. In addition, Dr. Glenmullen's research and riveting case studies shed shocking new light on the direct link between these drugs and suicide and violence.


Category   Subject
Health & Fitness   Alternative Therapies

ISBN 13:9780743200622
ISBN 10:0743200624
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:383
Size:8.47" l x 5.54" w x 0.92" h
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