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Harry Potter the New Prozac?

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Posted by: sue
April 16, 2004, 11:30 AM

Harry Potter is "new Prozac", and can help in the fight against teen depression and suicide. This premise was the focus of a paper presented at a HP Conference at Flinders University in Australia. " It highlights how the third book in the series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, makes understanding depression simple for kids through the characters, the dementors and boggarts". Thanks to everyone who sent this in!

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I definitely agree. I just searched depression here on Leaky so I am reading a bunch of the articles on it.

Posted by Tiahn on February 04, 2009, 03:55 AM report to moderator
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