RadioMD: The Dr. Decker Weiss Show
RadioMD: The Dr. Decker Weiss Show

Do You Need a Prescription Pill for Everything?

November 18, 20139 min
Research shows that one out of every five U.S. adults takes drugs to treat some type of a psychological or behavioral disorder.Are you anxious, depressed, grieving, have too much energy, feel fatigued, eat too much, or too little? The list can go on and on. There seems to be a fixer-upper pill for just about every mental health condition. Some commentators feel that according to pharmaceutical companies, if you take a pill, you'll be fine.Research shows that one out of every five U.S. adults takes drugs to treat some type of a psychological or behavioral disorder. The American Psychological Association states that,"writing a prescription to treat a mental health disorder is easy, but it may not always be the safest or most effective route for patients."Mental health expert Dr. Steven C. Walker discusses the propaganda being forced on you by pharmaceutical companies and the epidemic of prescription drug use.

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