Wednesday, December 06, 2006

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DOCTORS issued more than 3.5 million prescriptions for antidepressants in Scotland last year, three times what they were handing out 13 years ago. (Scotsman)

Scotland spends 40 per cent more per head of population on antidepressants compared to the rest of the UK.

Dr Andrew McCulloch, chief executive of the Mental Health Foundation, said a likely explanation for the increase in prescriptions was that more people were seeking help from their doctor, rather than that Scotland was becoming a more depressed country.


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