“Harry Potter”: The New Prozac

The Herald Sun talks about the anti-depressant effect that Harry Potter seems to have on younger readers. A paper on the popular book character entitled “Harry Potter: The New Prozac” says Harry Potter helps counsel young readers about depression and anxiety:

It highlights how the third book in the series, ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’, makes understanding depression simple for kids through the characters, the dementors and boggarts.

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