United States, 1948
Peter Kramer is a psychiatrist and writer. In his bestseller Listening to Prozac (1993), he describes his experiences with the drug as a psychiatrist and tries to understand the consequences of pills that change our ‘selves’. Kramer works as a Professor in Psychiatry at Brown University and has his own practice. Besides his book on Prozac, he has written works such as Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind (2006) and the novel Spectacular Happiness (2001).
Part III. The Anatomy of Loss
The Quest for Life
2 November 2003 9.20 - 22.00 Tilburg University