Tragedy and consequence

(Ad-In) According to these numbers, the availability of guns and the legality of firearms is not what makes for a sociopathic, violent country in which people go on horrific rampages. There must be another reason why this is happening.

In the 2010 book, Anatomy of an Epidemic, the author details the negative psychological cycle caused by psychoactive drugs like Prozac (fluoxetine). Psychoactive drugs are mysterious chemicals that physically alter the brain’s physiology, sometimes reducing depression and psychotic behavior, but also causing adverse side effects and creating a dependence on the drug which makes withdrawal extremely troubling. Epidemic author Whitaker reveals that by 1990, so many people had suffered adverse effects from taking the pharmaceutical that a Prozac Survivors Group had been started and the European Union has banned Prozac outright due to the fact that

“Antidepressants increase suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts among children and adolescents, and should not be used to treat depression.”

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