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January 11, 2019

BehindTheMedspeak: "75% of med students are on antidepressants or stimulants (or both)"

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That's the provocative title of a 2017 article by Pamela Wible, M.D.

It generated an enormous response when I posted it on Hacker News last Saturday, quickly rising to the top of the home page:

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I sent the article to my psychiatrist, whose practice includes medical students; he responded, "Yep. I believe it, mostly. Would estimate 50-66% but medical boards suppress self-reporting."

January 11, 2019 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


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