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Number of children prescribed anti-depressants increases by 50% in seven years

Published: March 11, 2016
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Source: London Independent

The number of children in the UK prescribed anti-depressants increased by more than 50 per cent between 2005 and 2012, according to a new study.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the use of the drugs to treat young people was a concern, the BBC said.

After fears that anti-depressants could lead to suicidal behaviour in young people, usage in Britain fell, but the study suggests there has been a resurgence in the UK as well as in other Western countries.

Commenting on the results, WHO director of mental health Dr Shekhar Saxena said: “Anti-depressant use amongst young people is and has been a matter of concern because of two reasons.

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