Pharmaceuticals and health

The aim is to write a popular science version of the thesis “A pill for the ill? Depression, medicalization and public health. ” The thesis consists of four papers. The overall aim is twofold. Firstly, to describe and analyse the experiences of patients with antidepressants as a treatment for depression, based on how these are expressed in adverse event reports. Furthermore, to have a discussion about what it means that mental illness is a major public health problem.