Prozac Nation

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This article is about the book. For the film, see Prozac Nation (film).
Prozac Nation
Author Elizabeth Wurtzel
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Riverhead Trade
Publication date
Pages 384 pages

Prozac Nation (sub-titled Young and Depressed in America: A Memoir), an autobiography by Elizabeth Wurtzel, was published in 1994. The book describes the author's experiences with major depression, her own character failings and how she managed to live through particularly difficult periods while completing college and working as a writer. Prozac is a trade name for the antidepressant fluoxetine.[1]

The book was adapted into a feature film, Prozac Nation (2001), starring Christina Ricci.

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  1. ^ Kirn, Walter (September 5, 1994). "For White Girls Who Have Considered Suicide". New York Magazine. p. 50. 

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