Monday, November 21, 2011

One in four American women.

medicine: 20 mg. Aripiprazole in the mornings.
diet: three to four meals a day
exercise: walking, dancing
weight: 132 lbs.
mood: o.k.
sleep: 8 hours

Over one-quarter of Americans take a prescription pill or injection for conditions like anxiety and depression.  "Women are more likely than men to take antipsychotic drugs, according to a new report.  Prescriptions for psychiatric problems in all adults have risen 22% since 2001."  This article shows the "Percent of the Population on Mental Health Medications by Region" in the United States, as well.

One in four American women take medication for a mental disorder

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