A Sociological Exploration of Antidepressants
by Azure Ides-Grey
Published: August 12, 2016
Mental health is a hot topic, including treatment for mental illness. In this essay, I approach antidepressants in a sociological fashion. The dimensions I consider include: general information, the statistics of antidepressant usage, how antidepressants relate to the medical model, the efficacy of antidepressants, and how antidepressants can be understood through sociological frameworks.