Katherine Sharpe, Coming of Age on Zoloft

zoloftComing of Age on Zoloft is fantastic and pause-giving in its entirety, embodying the rare bravery of asking important, complex questions in a society that fetishizes simplistic answers.” —Maria Popova, Brain Pickings

“A knowing account of what it is like to grow up on psychiatric medications. Balanced and informative—an education for any parent considering psychiatric medication for a troubled adolescent.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Sharpe’s book was one of the few of this genre that told me something new, and it did so quite beautifully.” —Gary Greenberg, author of The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry

Coming of Age on Zoloft is an absorbing read in the tradition of Kay Redfield Jamison, but freshened and made urgent by its exploration of what it means to develop an adult identity while under drug treatment. This is an important book.” —David Dobbs, Wired science correspondent

“A fascinating look at how drugs and trends have shaped the identities of individuals and of a generation—provocative without being sensationalistic, skillfully written, and totally necessary.” —Emily Gould, author of And the Heart Says Whatever