Use of antipsychotics, antidepressants and stimulants is 40% greater in parts of the southern U.S. than in other regions, researchers wrote in the journal Health & Place, while patients living in the western U.S. are least likely to take psychiatric medications. "Our work suggests that access to clinical care and pharmaceutical marketing may be critical for understanding who gets treated and how they get treated," said Marissa King of Yale University.
Report maps psychiatric drug use in the U.S.
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