33cm x 23cm. 88 pages, colour illustrations. Black cloth, white lettering, pictorial onlay.
Richard Kern interviewed young women between 2010 and 2017 about the medications they used. The interviews are presented in bold type alongside full page colour portraits. “My name is Faye and Im 18. I take 15 mgs of Adderall extended release. I started taking them last year when I was 17. Ive always had like problems in school, behavioral problems, and Ive had problems in class but I was on my last year of high school so–I was doing really badly so my mom and I thought that we should like finally go to a psychiatrist and get something for me to like push me through. Like it wasnt the most intense examination he was like so- if I didnt have this problem I could still go in and lie about it. Like I just told him what was wrong with me and he just prescribed me something. Like I couldve been lying. I said that I cant pay attention in class, Im really disorganized, and I also went to him for anxiety too, cause I have really bad anxiety, and I feel like my attention and anxiety go like hand in hand.”
. New Book.
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