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Report: Treatment for Depression Often Inadequate

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Report: Treatment for Depression Often Inadequate

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Report: Treatment for Depression Often Inadequate

Report: Treatment for Depression Often Inadequate

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A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that more than half of those suffering from depression now seek treatment, reflecting a 40 percent increase over levels reported in the 1980s. But about 60 percent of those being treated fail to receive proper care. Hear NPR's Vicky Que.