View Full Version : Antidepressants most-used class of prescription meds at Canadian universities


demuregeek
11-10-12, 12:06 AM
Wow. For all the controversy about how (ab)use of stimulants is rampant at post-secondary schools, according to the largest student health insurance company here in Canada, the most-claimed class of prescription drugs isn't ADHD meds at all -- it's antidepressants.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2012/11/09/ottawa-antidepressant-use-among-uni-students-climbing.html

According to the article, at most schools there are more people with scrips for ADs than for birth control.