Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America - Chapter 3, Love Kills Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Wurtzel
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Chapter 3, Love Kills Summary and Analysis

By the time Wurtzel is in the eighth grade, her parents have started fighting again just like they did before their divorce. They fight over her and what to do about her condition. Ironically, it makes Wurtzel's depression even worse.

Her father will not pay for her medical bills and her mother spends much of her time arguing with him that it is his responsibility to do it. Her mother will call her father and berate him for his virtual abandonment of Elizabeth and hang up on him, crying and wailing. It makes Wurtzel believe that she is more trouble than she's worth. She starts to wish she were a drug addict or junkie so that she could have a tangible thing that she needed to get rid of, rather than this nameless, directionless depression.

Her psychiatrist...

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