Is Prozac a feminist drug?

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While Prozac proponent Peter Kramer has lauded the anti-depressant for  helping women by being potentially “liberating” – giving women assertiveness, resilience, and confidence –  the authors of this paper scrutinize Kramer’s claim from myriad angles, concluding that there are some ways in which Prozac is feminist, and some ways in which it is “decidedly antifeminist”.

Read this article, available for free online in the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Vol. 4, No. 1, Special Issue: Feminist Perspectives on Ethics in Psychiatry (Spring 2011)

Is Prozac a feminist drug?

By Ginger A. Hoffman and Jennifer L. Hansen

From: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Vol. 4, No. 1, Special Issue: Feminist Perspectives on Ethics in Psychiatry (Spring 2011)

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