Dispatches | May 19, 2008 | 4:18
Blue in Beirut - May 19, 2008
When it comes to ranking the world's Prozac Nations, little Lebanon is punching well over its weight. Prozac and Zoloft are among its biggest medical imports. A recent Harvard study reveals Lebanon is among the most depressed nations on the planet. The same study says exposure to political crises and war increase the risk of mental disorder. Lebanon has had both in spades for the past 30 years, not to mention the last 30 days. From her base in Beirut, the CBC's Nahlah Ayed considers Lebanon's plight.