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[Irish Examiner] , McElroy, Bryan GPs must stop putting people into diagnostic boxes and pause before prescribing antidepressants. (13 Nov 2019)

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UCC hosts a major mental health conference tomorrow and Thursday and in advance of the conference Bryan McElroy, an Irish GP working in the NHS, says Ireland needs to examine its approach to antidepressants.... In a recent survey people taking antidepressants, 55% of those who attempted to stop their medication experienced withdrawal effects, and 27% became addicted to the medication...…..


Item Type:News
Source:Irish Examiner
Date:13 November 2019
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Subjects:B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > Mental health care
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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