Pharmaceuticals Anonymous

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

How Prozac killed poetry: Leonard Cohen on antidepressants

"It's been 15 years since I stood up on the stage. Fifteen years ago when I was 60 - a young kid with a crazy dream - then I took a lot of Prozac." Then he reeled off the names of other prescription mood-enhancers he had taken over the years.

Did Leonard Cohen lose 15 years to antidepressants?