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What is causing the increase in anti-depressant usage?

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) - One out of every ten Americans takes anti-depressants. Over the past decade, the use of anti-depressants has skyrocketed. Is the increase due to Americans being over-prescribed or is mental illness getting more attention overall?

SLUCare Psychiatrist Dr. Henru Nasrallah is here this morning to talk about mental illness and prescription drugs.