Q-News: New study reveals over 60% of adults are over diagnosed and over medicated for depression

Posted by Mellisa on May 7, 2013 in Antidepressants, Brain Health, Depression, Mental Health |

According to John Hopkins researchers (April 30), Americans are over-diagnosed and over-medicated (antidepressants) for depression. The study found less than 40% of adult patients identified with clinical depression actually met the criteria for depression.

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My  insight:
Well, obviously to me  this comes as no surprise. The fact is, our medical system, is profit driven. Therefore, the more things are “diagnosed” the more medications and/or treatments can be prescribed.
Experts like Dr. Mark Hyman say nearly all cases of depression are precipitated with a physical or emotional stressor.
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