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Depression ‘over-diagnosed’ with drugs dished out to patients who are simply sad or unable to sleep, warns expert

Article in the Daily Mail by Lucy Crossley – Chris Dowrick claims half of patients labelled depressed were misdiagnosed – Liverpool University professor calls on diagnosis guidelines to be tightened – Patients ‘becoming reliant on drugs they don’t need’ – … Continue reading

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GPs ‘turning us into a nation of pill poppers’… so reports The Telegraph

Article in The Telegraph Britain is becoming a nation of pill poppers, with GPs too quick to prescribe anti-depressants, according to mental health experts. GPs are 46 times more likely to prescribe medication for depression and other mental illnesses instead … Continue reading

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