It's Kind of a Funny Story - Chapters 12 through 16 Summary & Analysis

Ned Vizzini
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Summary

Chapter 12

Craig’s makes his first visit to Dr. Barney. He describes his depression, including the fact that he often thinks about suicide and his feeling of being overwhelmed by his schoolwork. He says he experiences something he calls Cycling in which the same thoughts go through his head over and over, including worries about failing in life, and he ends up not doing his homework. Dr. Barney prescribes an antidepressant called Zoloft and refers him to the first in what will become a series of therapists.

Chapter 13

Craig thinks the Zoloft is working because he feels better after taking just one pill, but later he realizes this must have been a placebo effect. He begins eating and sleeping better, but always relapses. One day he tells Nia that he is taking medication for depression and she reveals that she is, too. In...

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