The Great Antidepressant Hypocrisy, by AlterNet's Maia SzalavitzQuicklink submitted by GLloyd Rowsey Permalink
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|When the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that one in ten Americans now takes an antidepressant--a 400% increase since 1988--there was a predictable media hand-wringing about 'pill popping' and a rush to 'quick fixes.' What I always wonder when I hear these complaints is this: Have these people ever experienced depression themselves, or known someone who suffers from it?|
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