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[Irish Examiner] , O'Brien, Kelly State ‘wastes €34m a year on unneeded anti-depressants’. (10 Oct 2015)

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The State is paying out €34m a year to fund anti-depressants prescribed to people who do not need them, according to a leading psychologist who instead called for greater access to counselling.......

Item Type:News
Source:Irish Examiner
Date:10 October 2015
Subjects:B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
HJ Treatment method > Counselling
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > Mental health care
T Demographic characteristics > Counsellor / Therapist
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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