Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America - Chapter 8, Space, Time and Motion Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Wurtzel
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Chapter 8, Space, Time and Motion Summary and Analysis

Wurtzel starts making promises to herself. She will go to Cambridge and treat it like a recovery period, staying away from obsessive relationships and working hard. Since she cannot have Dr. Saltenstahl as a therapist, she goes with her recommendation: Dr. Diana Sterling. She makes sense to Wurtzel because she has a good, stable life herself, which is rare among her therapists.

Her life in Cambridge is so calm that she has few things to talk about with Dr. Sterling. She gets a job working for the Harvard Police Department two nights a week, but it messes up her schedule tremendously. Also, the lack of sunshine has a negative impact on her persona as well. She finally calls Dr. Sterling and tells her that she thinks she's having a nervous breakdown, but she's...

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