Antidepressants: The New Candy?

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

It should come as no surprise to anyone paying attention to health care (not to mention modern American society) that antidepressants are very heavily prescribed. They are, in fact, the second most widely prescribed class of medicine in America, with 253 million prescriptions written in 2010 alone. Whether this means we are suffering from an epidemic of depression is another thing. In fact, a recent article questions whether we’re suffering from much of anything at all.
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