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Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations.

20% Of U.S. Adults Take Psychiatric Drugs

The Wall Street Journal: Psychiatric Drug Use Spreads
The medicating of Americans for mental illnesses continued to grow over the past decade, with one in five adults now taking at least one psychiatric drug such as antidepressants, antipsychotics and anti-anxiety medications, according to an analysis of pharmacy-claims data (Wang, 11/16).

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