Thursday, August 24, 2006

Annals of unintended consequences

I admit that I was surprised at how disruptive this little blue pill [Viagra] had become. As a psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist, I’m well aware of the side effects that drugs can cause in my patients.

Who would have imagined that a drug that most consider so helpful, if not harmless, could stir up such trouble in a relationship? I certainly hadn’t.

Sometimes, more is worse. Read the whole thing.