Prescriptions for antidepressants increasing among individuals with no psychiatric diagnosis, U.S. study finds

Friday, August 5, 2011 - 19:31 in Health & Medicine

A new study examines U.S. national trends in antidepressant prescribing and finds much of this growth was driven by a substantial increase in antidepressant prescriptions by non-psychiatrist providers without any accompanying psychiatric diagnosis.

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