Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America Summary
Elizabeth Wurtzel

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Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America Summary

Prozac Nation is an autobiographical account of Elizabeth Wurtzel, an adolescent growing up depressed in New York City. Since her depression is not easily diagnosed and the mental health field is still new and growing, she is not correctly diagnosed until her twenties. This autobiography tracks what happens to Wurtzel and the ways that depression and its symptoms affect her life and her outlook.

As a child, Wurtzel is the ideal...

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