Author and journalist whose best-selling memoir, Prozac Nation, was published in 1994. The work was adapted into a 2001 film.
She suffered from depression beginning at age ten and was plagued by the mental illness during her time at Harvard University.
She received her J.D. from Yale Law School and was later employed by the Boies, Schiller & Flexner firm.
She was raised in New York City by parents who divorced when she was a child.
Her memoir Prozac Nation was made into a film starring Christina Ricci.