If the Wife Takes an Antidepressant, is the Husband Protected From Suicide?

About one in every 10 Americans takes an antidepressant these days. A Center for Disease Control and Prevention Data Brief, “Antidepressant Use in Persons Aged 12 and Over: United States, 2005–2008,” shares some interesting statistics about how usage has grown,… Continue Reading


What’s In? What’s Out? The Popularity Contest in Psychiatric Drug Use

“Popularity is the easiest thing in the world to gain and it is the hardest thing to hold.”  That’s what Will Rogers famously thought–but he had obviously never met Xanax. Sometimes looking at the trajectories of various medications for mental… Continue Reading