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antidepressant use in America has almost doubled

29 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on antidepressant use in America has almost doubled
Are we more happy
or
are we
out of touch with reality??

are we out of touch
with the ultimate reality??

In a study released this year by the Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers concluded that antidepressant use in America has almost doubled in a ten-year period. That’s an increase from about 13.3 million to 27 million people taking prescribed medication for symptoms of depression. During that same period pharmaceutical companies increased direct-to-consumer advertising spending from $32 million to $122 million. In light of these numbers it could be argued that advertisers have managed to sell the idea of depression – and its attendant cure – to an easily swayed public. And while that may explain part of the increase, it can’t account for all of it.

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