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Depression

02 June 2010

Americans happiest when on drugs

Americans prefer drugs to talk therapy for depression, with nearly 80% taking a pill for the condition, Consumer Reports said.

Americans prefer drugs to talk therapy for depression, with nearly 80% taking a pill for the condition, Consumer Reports said.
 

Those surveyed said they improved just as much after seven or more sessions of talk therapy as if they took drugs and it did not matter if the therapist was a psychiatrist, psychologist or social worker.

What the report found
 

 

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