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#Anti-Depressants

# anti-depressants - Friday 1 September, 2017

'This is a wake-up call': Number of medical card holders on anti-depressants rose by 50,000 in five years
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'This is a wake-up call': Number of medical card holders on anti-depressants rose by 50,000 in five years

Sep 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 18,289 Views 53 Comments

Reacting to the figures, the IMO’s Dr Ray Walley said “we need our mental health services improved and we need it now”.

# anti-depressants - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Comedian Al Porter showed his antidepressants on TV and has spoken out against stigma
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Comedian Al Porter showed his antidepressants on TV and has spoken out against stigma

Nov 16th 2016, 11:06 PM 72,407 Views 77 Comments

He was speaking on RTÉ One this evening.

# anti-depressants - Thursday 19 May, 2016

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'
# Column
# Column

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'

May 19th 2016, 1:23 PM 2,478 Views 144 Comments

‘We’ve come on in leaps and bounds when it comes to conversations around mental health but we are still so ANTI antidepressants, it’s depressing,” writes Rosemary MacCabe.

# anti-depressants - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Shortages of key medicines is impacting patients' health
# Drugs
# Drugs

Shortages of key medicines is impacting patients' health

Jul 21st 2013, 3:18 PM 5,889 Views 16 Comments

The lack of some anti-depressants, pain-relief medicines and eye ointments has gotten worse in the last 12 months.

# anti-depressants - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Report shows increase in use of sedatives and anti-depressants
# Drugs
# Drugs

Report shows increase in use of sedatives and anti-depressants

Oct 24th 2012, 12:12 PM 4,462 Views 24 Comments

Women and older adults are more likely to use these substances, the latest National Drug Prevalence Survey revealed.

# anti-depressants - Monday 7 March, 2011

Half of German doctors prescribe placebos - and they work
# Placebo Effect
# Placebo Effect

Half of German doctors prescribe placebos - and they work

Mar 7th 2011, 12:19 PM 1,302 Views 0 Comments

A study shows that most doctors have successfully treated depression or stomach complaints with the power of positive thought.