Prozac

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Prozac

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...

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. 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"

Sally Satel

staff psychiatrist at the Oasis Clinic and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute

Dr. Peter Kramer

Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University and author of "Listening to Prozac" and the novel "Spectacular Happiness."

Dr. Gary Tollefson

Vice President of Lilly Research Laboratories, a division of Eli Lilly & Co.

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