They're nearly a national obsession. The piece starts in the early 1900s and goes from Ritalin (Did you know this ADHD fave was first approved back in 1955?) to Valium and Lithium to the iconic Prozac all the way to the present day with Lexapro and Abilify.
Come On, Get Happy: From Benzedrine to Abilify, Chronicling America's Love of Psychiatric Drugs
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Content by Diana E. Lee.