Depictions of Women in Psychiatric Drug Ads 1950s-Present

1956 anti

1957

1957

1959

1959

1961

1961

60s

60s

60s

60s

1967

1967

1969

1969

1969 - "How can this shrew be tamed?"

1969 – “How can this shrew be tamed?”

1970

1970

1973

1973

70s

late vintage anti

1998

1998

1999

1999

2001

2001

modern day 1

modern day anti

2002

2002

2002

2002

2009

2009

Image Sources:

http://www.bonkersinstitute.org/medshow/fem.html
http://www.practiceofmadness.com/2010/03/psychiatric-drugs-a-history-in-ads/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katherine-sharpe/antidepressant-advertising_b_1586830.html?ref=arts&ir=Arts#s1073206&title=You_cant_set

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