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New Research Reveals When Antidepressant Use Spikes

Posted 08.15.2013 | Divorce

According to a new study out of Finland, antidepressant use spikes right before divorce. Researchers looked at data from 304,111 Finnish people be...

A Lot Of Us Are On Prescription Drugs

Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study from Mayo Clinic researchers reveals how many Americans are on prescription drugs -- and it's a lot of us. The study, published in the ...

1 In 25 Adolescents Take Antidepressants: CDC

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 12.19.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Roughly 1 in 25 adolescents in the United States are taking antidepressants, according to a new government study billed as the first t...

Catherine Pearson

Antidepressant Use Up Among Undiagnosed Americans | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living

Antidepressants are increasingly prescribed for people who have not been diagnosed with an actual psychiatric disorder, according to a new study that ...

Psychotropic Medication Is Not Evil

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 08.28.2011 | Media
Robert David Jaffee

Is there an epidemic of mental illness? That is the question posed by Marcia Angell in her two-part series in the New York Review of Books.

Number Of Americans Taking Antidepressants Doubles

USA Today | Liz Szabo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The number of Americans using antidepressants doubled in only a decade, while the number seeing psychiatrists continued to fall, a study shows....