Peter D. Kramer

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Peter D. Kramer

Peter D. Kramer is an American psychiatrist, former Marshall Scholar, and faculty member of Brown Medical School specializing in the area of depression. Kramer is the author of six books, including a novel, Spectacular Happiness (2001), and the international bestseller Listening to Prozac (1993), a work that worries over the possibility of "cosmetic psychopharmacology"a term Kramer coined to describe the use of medication to tweak personality traits.