6/11/2009

After the FDA warned that children taking antidepressants had a higher risk of suicidality, there was a significant drop in the diagnosis and treatment of depression, according to a U.S. study. Researchers from the University of Colorado in Denver said the reduction was not countered by an increase in talk therapy or pharmaceutical alternatives. New diagnoses for depression declined by 44% among children, 37% for young adults and 29% for adults.

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