Report: 1 in 5 American Adults Takes Mental Health Drugs

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More than 1 in 5 American adults now takes at least one type of medication to treat a psychological or behavioral disorder, a 22% rise since 2001, according to a new report by Medco Health Solutions, which monitors drug trends in insurance claims. Does that mean Americans are overmedicating their minds?

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Wow, I didn't realize that mental health medication was so common.  I guess that makes sense because a lot of my friends take anti anxiety medications.  It is a good thing these doctors have come up with ways to help make us all feel the same.