15 years of mixed messages

Hairon, Nerys
March 2006
Pulse;3/16/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p25
The article reports on the issue surrounding the use of antidepressants prescribed by general practitioners (GP) for the treatment of depression in Great Britain. A study conducted by British Government's Clinical Standards Advisory Group shows that GP are being criticized for using antidepressants at below target doses. Furthermore, GP are confused over when drugs are appropriate for specific condition.


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