It's a question that just occurred to me while watching Prozac Nation. It seems that Americans want everything to be taken care of through a magical little pill. We see it all the time when it comes to children, people with emotional problems, and stress. How often these meds work seem to be dependant on if the person has the problem and if the person lets their psyche lie to them. I'm proof that children are often misdiagnosed. I was put on ritalin and prozac as a child and the meds honestly didn't help me a lot. Prozac made me more depressed and gave me more feelings of self-hate (which was why I was given the drug) and ritalin just didn't have the effect of helping me focus more in school. It only gave a calming effect and nothing beyond that. Well, moving on to adults, many adults become hypochondriacs and decide "Hey, I have a problem. Drugs needed!" I dunno, but how many of you think that America is becoming too obsessed with drugs and wonderpills to help alleviate their problems?