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'How Big Pharma Got Americans Hooked On Anti-Psychotic Drugs'

Antipsychotic Drugs

First Posted: 07/14/11 09:57 AM ET Updated: 09/13/11 06:12 AM ET

Al Jazeera:

Has America become a nation of psychotics? You would certainly think so, based on the explosion in the use of antipsychotic medications. In 2008, with over $14 billion in sales, antipsychotics became the single top-selling therapeutic class of prescription drugs in the United States, surpassing drugs used to treat high cholesterol and acid reflux.

Read the whole story: Al Jazeera

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