Wednesday, July 11, 2012

NAMI | Does Race Matter When It Comes to Treating Depression?

Depression knows no racial, ethnic or national boundaries, but according to a new study, it appears that treatment does.
In a study published in the International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, a panel of researchers from the University of Michigan and Indiana University studied data from 1993-2007 and found that Caucasians are more than one-and-one-half times more likely to be prescribed antidepressants than Hispanic or African American minorities when receiving treatment for depression.

NAMI | Does Race Matter When It Comes to Treating Depression?

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