A reflective account of life on meds beginning in adolescence:
” I do know that for me, taking medication was a very mixed
experience. It melted my sadness and lifted my despair. But it also
made me feel damaged, lacking in agency, and cut off from the ability
simply to be myself.”
—Ms. Sharpe is the author of “Coming of Age on Zoloft,” recently
published by Harper Perennial.
Click Here To Read: The Medication Generation: Many young people today have now spent most of their lives on antidepressants. Have the drugs made them ‘emotionally illiterate’? on by Katherine Sharpe in The Wall Street Journal on June 29, 2012.