Is It Me or My Meds?
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Is It Me or My Meds? Living with Antidepressants by David A. Karp

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English


  • Psychiatry,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Depression,
  • Health Care Issues,
  • Mental Health,
  • Health & Fitness / Health Care Issues,
  • Government - Comparative

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9582032M
ISBN 100674025512
ISBN 109780674025516

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The book was thought provoking. It didn't give me an answer to my questions - i.e. what is me and what is my meds. (It sounds corny but) what it gave me was more important. I walked away with a sense of peace. Whether or not I'm acting as me or as my meds, the positives of taking medication outweigh the negatives (for me)/5. In this book, David A. Karp explores the relationship between pills and personhood by listening to a group of experts who rarely get the chance to speak on the matter: those who are taking the medications. Through their honest and vivid stories, this book provides unflinching portraits of people attempting to make sense of a process far more complex and mysterious than doctors or. Is it me or my meds?: living with antidepressants User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Beginning with questions emerging from his own experience with psychiatric medication for depression, Karp (sociology, Boston Coll.;Speaking of Sadness: Depression, Disconnection, and the Meanings of . Book Review: Is it me or my meds? Living with antidepressants. Show details. Book Review: David Karp, Is It Me or My Meds? Living with Antidepressants. Camb Show details `I'd rather not take Prozac': stigma and commodification in antidepressant consumer narratives. Show details Author: Julie M. Aultman.

This engaging, well-written book begins with a harrowing account of the author's own struggle to go off his meds. While this is certainly a gripping way to begin the book, it is more important in esta.   I borrowed the title for today’s post from Is It Me Or My Meds?, a very interesting book by the sociologist David Karp that examines how people taking antidepressants understand the drugs Author: Kaitlin Bell Barnett.   I definitely recommend this book. It would be 5 star except for two things. The book isn't especially objective - the interviewees are at the extreme end of the spectrum and may not be representative as a while. My second concern is that the ambivalence of patients to take meds may encourage some people to quit their by: If one believes that words can heal, or that language--and specifically, narratives--can empower a person, then David Allen Karp's goal will be realized in his book, Is It Me or My Meds? This, Karp's latest book on depression, could be seen as the third in a trilogy. In his first book, Speaking of Silence, published in , Karp endeavors to.