“Chimps Take Anti-Depressants too”


Salon looks at the use of psychiatry and psychopharmacology to treat traumatized chimps in captivity. The opportunity for a revisionist look at psychiatric rationale in relation to trauma goes unexplored, however. (The article originally appeared in Scientific American.)

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Of further interest:
Robot Bullies Rats into Depression to Test Antidepressant Medication
A novel method to develop an animal model of depression using a small mobile robot

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