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'Anti-depressants made things worse'

There has been a 30% increase in the number of young people prescribed anti-depressants over 10 years, according to figures obtained by the BBC.

Swansea University analysed data from nearly 360,000 children aged between six and 18 from 2003 to 2013.

George, 20, was put on anti-depressants by his doctor when he was 15, after a five minute consultation. He tells BBC News that they exacerbated the problem.

  • 08 Mar 2016
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