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More that 10% of Americans being treated for depression

1 in 8 Americans are believed to be receiving treatment for depression. Mental health officials still believe that the condition is underdiagnosed and 1 in 5 should be treated. Anti-depressant use is growing faster than the health care system can safely monitor.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Twin Cities Pioneer Press

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About: More that 10% of Americans being treated for depression

Date: 13 May 2004

Source: Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Author: Gordon and Susan E. Marino

URL: http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/editorial/8650565.htm?1c

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