Prozac on the Couch

Prescribing Gender in the Era of Wonder Drugs by Jonathan Michel Metzl

Publisher: Duke University Press

Written in English
Cover of: Prozac on the Couch | Jonathan Michel Metzl
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Subjects:

  • Psychiatry,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Psychology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Gender Studies/Feminist Theory,
  • MEDICINE & MEDICAL HUMANITIES,
  • PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY,
  • Psychiatry - Psychopharmacology,
  • Psychotherapy - General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9853211M
ISBN 100822335247
ISBN 109780822335245

Jonathan Michel Metzl (born Decem ) is an American psychiatrist and author. He is the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, where he is also Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society. He is the author of multiple books, including The Protest Psychosis, Prozac on the Couch, Against Health: How .   According to Dr. Jonathan Metzl, author of Prozac on the Couch, if you were to go on the drug today, there's a good chance that you would feel better, even if you aren't depressed. Dr. Peter Kramer, author of Listening to Prozac, describes the effect as feeling "better than well.".   Foremost among the drugs’ champions has been Dr. Kramer, the author of “Listening to Prozac” in and a professor at Brown Medical School, who now offers a long, point-by-point defense. The Oliver Sacks of animal brains, Dr. Nicholas Dodman is an internationally renowned veterinarian and research scientist who wrote one of the first popular books to recognize the complex emotional lives of dogs and to reveal innovative ways to help them, including with Puppy Prozac.

His recently-published book, Prozac on the Couch: Prescribing Gender in the Era of Wonder Drugs, is a cultural history of psychiatric drugs. Art Gallery We invite submission of visual media that explore ethical dimensions of : Jonathan M. Metzl.   Jonathan M. Metzl is the Frederick B. Rentschler II professor of sociology and psychiatry at Vanderbilt University and director of its Center for Medicine, Health, and Society. A prominent expert on gun violence and mental illness, his other books include Prozac on the Couch and Difference and Identity in Medicine. A Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, Metzl has written extensively for medical, psychiatry, and popular publications. His books include Prozac on the Couch and Difference and Identity in Medicine. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. You're a psychiatrist, and one who's critical of your profession's history, as is clear from both this book and your earlier one, Prozac on the Couch (Duke, ). How do you personally negotiate.

  Peter D. Kramer’s new book aims to put patients’ minds at ease: Antidepressants, meaning mainly Prozac and its cousins, are indeed effective for depression, he says, responding to some eminent. Pets on the Couch Neurotic Dogs, Compulsive Cats, Anxious Birds, and the New Science of Animal Psychiatry including with Puppy Prozac. Now Dr. Dodman once again breaks new ground with the practice of One Medicine, the profound recognition that humans and other animals share the same neurochemistry, and that our minds and emotions work in.

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Or so the story goes. In Prozac on the Couch, psychiatrist Jonathan Michel Metzl boldly challenges recent psychiatric history, showing that there’s a lot of Dr. Freud encapsulated in late-twentieth-century psychotropic medications.

Providing a cultural history of treatments for depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses through a look at the professional and popular Cited by: Prozac on the Couch locates the origins of psychiatry’s “biological revolution” not in the Valiumania of the s but in American popular culture of the s.

It was in the s, Metzl points out, that traditional psychoanalysis had the most sway over the American imagination/5. Prozac on the Couch book so the story goes.

In Prozac on the Couch, psychiatrist Jonathan Michel Metzl boldly challenges recent psychiatric history, showing that there’s a lot of Dr. Freud encapsulated in late-twentieth-century psychotropic medications.

Providing a cultural history of treatments for depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses through a look at the Pages: In Prozac on the Couch, psychiatrist Jonathan Michel Metzl boldly challenges recent psychiatric history, showing that there’s a lot of Dr.

Freud encapsulated in late-twentieth-century psychotropic medications. Providing a cultural history of treatments for depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses through a look at the professional and popular reception of three Cited by:   "Prozac on the Couch is a creative, intelligent, and provocative challenge to the notion that biologic psychiatry has replaced psychoanalysis as the dominant therapeutic model in psychiatry [A]n intriguing and challenging work standing at the intersection of medicine, history, culture, and 'gender studies.'Pages: Prozac on the Couch is a thought-provoking and useful book."-Lisa Jervis, Bitch"Prozac on the Couch is a totally fresh and mind-altering work of medical history and cultural criticism that challenges us to think about psychiatric medications in ways that are both uncomfortable and inspiring: in other words, in ways that challenge us to change our points of view about what we.

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Prozac on the Couch traces the notion of “pills for everyday worries” from the s to the early twenty-first century, through psychiatric and medical journals, popular magazine articles, pharmaceutical advertisements, and popular autobiographical "Prozac narratives.”.

In Prozac on the Couch, psychiatrist Jonathan Michel Metzl boldly challenges recent psychiatric history, showing that there’s a lot of Dr.

Freud encapsulated in late-twentieth-century psychotropic medications. Providing a cultural history of treatments for depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses through a look at the professional and popular reception of three.

Prozac on the Couch: Prescribing Gender in the Era of Wonder Drugs. Book Review Article (PDF Available) in Canadian Medical Association Journal (2) January with 65 Author: Mary V. Seeman. The audience for this book might be interested in an empirical study that found equal numbers of men and women represented in the psychiatric advertisements of and differing gender trends in for the American Journal of Psychiatry and the British Journal of Psychiatry.

Prozac on the Couch never represents psychiatric thinking as Author: Stephen B. Levine. Jonathon Michel Metzl's Prozac on the Couch is a well-written and insightful contribution to this literature. The book responds to the commonly held assumption that psychopharmacology has supplanted much of the cultural and clinical power of : Adam Rafalovich.

In short, Prozac on the Couch is a psychoanalytic interpretation of psychiatric prescribing, using (mostly) popular sources as data points. Those readers who are intellectually inclined enough to. Prozac on the Couch traces the notion of “pills for everyday worries” from the s to the early twenty-first century, through psychiatric and medical journals, popular magazine articles, pharmaceutical advertisements, and popular autobiographical "Prozac narratives.”Brand: Duke University Press.

Prozac on the Couch. Prozac on the Couch traces the notion of “pills for everyday worries” from the s to the early twenty-first century, through psychiatric and medical journals, popular magazine articles, pharmaceutical advertisements, and popular autobiographical “Prozac narratives.” Metzl shows how clinical and popular talk about these medications often.

book. “Prozac on the Couch is a totally fresh and mind-altering work of medical history and cultural criticism that challenges us to think about psychiatric medications in ways that are both uncomfortable and inspiring: in other words, in ways that challenge us to change our points of view about what.

Get this from a library. Prozac on the couch: prescribing gender in the era of wonder drugs. [Jonathan Metzl] -- Jonathan Michel Metzl, a psychiatrist and women's studies scholar, shows that there's a lot of Dr.

Freud encapsulated in late-twentieth-century psychotropic medications. Metzl provides a cultural. Or so the story goes. In Prozac on the Couch, psychiatrist Jonathan Michel Metzl boldly challenges recent psychiatric history, showing that there?s a lot of Dr.

Freud encapsulated in late-twentieth-century psychotropic medications. In Prozac on the Couch, psychiatrist Jonathan Michel Metzl boldly challenges recent psychiatric history, showing that there?s a lot of Dr.

Freud encapsulated in late-twentieth-century psychotropic medications. Anyone who has been confronted by patients waving pharmaceutical advertisements or patients who think they need medication because they can't get into Harvard will appreciate Prozac on the Couch. The book helps us remain aware that the ways in which we identify illness and functional impairment and treat patients are influenced by patients Author: Martha L.

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The back story to Prozac on the Couch: Prescribing Gender in the Era of Wonder Drugs is a shrink who thinks too much--and that's a good thing. Jonathan Michel Metz is a psychiatrist who pursued a Ph.D. in American Studies at the University of Michigan.

This book grows out of his disseration, entitled "The Freud of Prozac. Prozac on the Couch traces the notion of “pills for everyday worries” from the s to the early twenty-first century, through psychiatric and medical journals, popular magazine articles, pharmaceutical advertisements, and popular autobiographical “Prozac narratives.” Metzl shows how clinical and popular talk about these medications often reproduces all the cultural and.

Jonathan Michel Metzl is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Women's Studies and Director of the Program in Culture, Health, and Medicine at the University of Michigan. to-read ( people), non-fiction (4 people), currently-reading (3 people), psychology (3 people), mental-health (2 people), disability (2 people), psych.

Despite its insights, however, Prozac on the Couch turns out to be a somewhat narrow account of American psychiatry's late twentieth-century trajectory. Social, economic, and even intellectual factors indispensable to understanding this period—factors such as the transformation in health care financing and insurance, the explosive growth of Author: Nicholas Weiss.

If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your passwordAuthor: Martha L. Crowner. Jonathan Michel Metzl. Prozac on the Couch: Prescribing Gender in the Era of Wonder Drugs. pp., illus., bibl.,N.C.: Duke University Press, Download prozac nation or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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