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The Scary Truth A young woman walks into a psychiatrists office She is a few minutes early so she proceeds to sit down in the waiting room The doctors secretary calls the woman into the doctors office The woman sits down and the doctor begins to ask the woman about her problem She tells the doctor that her father just recently passed away and she is experiencing difficult time dealing with the problem The doctor patiently listens as she proceeds to talk The woman tells the doctor that she is feeling emotionally depressed With that the doctor suggests that he prescribe a prescription medication to her He informs her that this medication may help her feeling of depression She agrees to take the medication and the session is over The woman walks out of the doctors office with a prescription slip in her hand and a feeling of relief This is a prime example of how physicians are dealing with chronic depression today People now rely on a pill as a form of relief for depression Twenty years ago this was not the case There were no pills to administer People had to rely on the support of others People would go to the psychiatrist and the doctors would specifically talk to the patients and try to understand the patients problem as best heshe could Today we are now using pills as well In the United States today antidepressants are over prescribed to poorly diagnosed patients People who often feel depressed turn to doctors who can prescribe medication Sometimes with this professional help psychiatrists prescribe antidepressants medication prescribed to patients in hope to prevent the feeling of depression Patients have the right to make their decisions about their drug usage Patients are not educating themselves enough on their usage of antidepressants and young children who are not fully medically educated are being prescribed antidepressants as well Doctors rely on just
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