Guest Host: Susan Page

The makers of the antidepressant Prozac have come out with a new version of the drug that can be taken just once a week, but at the same time the patent on the formulation has expired. A panel talks about what Prozac has meant for American consumers, mental health professionals, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Guests

  • Dr. Gary Tollefson Vice President of Lilly Research Laboratories, a division of Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Dr. Peter Kramer Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University and author of "Listening to Prozac" and the novel "Spectacular Happiness."
  • Sally Satel staff psychiatrist at the Oasis Clinic and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
  • Dr. Fred Goodwin research professor of psychiatry at George Washington University, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, and host of the public radio's "The Infinite Mind"

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