Hispanic Women Are More Likely To Be On Antidepressants

A new study shows that more Hispanic women are taking antidepressants

Depression and anxiety can be triggered by a number of factors, family, work, relationships, social media…it really varies from person to person. A new report shows that during 2011-2014, females in every race and Hispanic origin groups were significantly more likely than males of the same race and Hispanic-origin group to have taken antidepressant medication.

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Non-Hispanic white people were more likely to take antidepressant medication in the past month compared to other races and Hispanic groups. One in ten men reported taking antidepressant medication in the past month, according to the report released by the CDC. That’s a 69% increase from 1999 to 2002 and back then only 5% reported taking antidepressants.