Monthly Archives: December 2009

Stimulus Packages and Prozac: The Unintended Consequences of Intervention

A column written by David Wessel on December 17, 2009 was published in the Wall Street Journal with the title, “A Prozac Economy Has Its Costs.” Wessel warns against the potentially stultifying effects of economic control. He makes some good points that can be sharpened by a more precise comparison between the impact of Prozac on the brain and the impact of government regulation and stimulation on the economy. Prozac is the prototype for what became a whole slew of newer antidepressants including Paxil, Zoloft, Luvox, Lexapro and Celexa.

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We Are All Orphans Now

We Are All Orphans Now By Peter R. Breggin, MD December 6, 2009 All of us realize that when a child is raised without adequate parenting that the results can be devastating. We know the hazards for children who don’t have parental role models or whose role models are inadequate, […]

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