The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have published an Alert called “Teenagers' use of antidepressants is rising with variations across regions and ethnic groups”.
The Alert, published on 18 November 2020 is based on research carried out by researchers in the School of Medicine (Divisions of Primary Care and Psychiatry and Applied Psychology) and the School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with the University of Oxford and the NIHR MindTech MedTech Co-operative.
To find out more about this research:
Citation: Jack RH, Hollis C, Coupland C, Morriss R, Knaggs RD, Butler D, Cipriani A, Cortese S, Hippisley-Cox J. Incidence and prevalence of primary care antidepressant prescribing in children and young people in England, 1998–2017: A population-based cohort study. PLOS Medicine 2020;17(7):e1003215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003215 [published Online First: 22 July 2020
Posted on Tuesday 1st December 2020