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The Antidepressant Era: Is England a nation on antidepressant meds?

This has been described as the antidepressant era. And you might well wonder if England is a nation on antidepressant meds. Well, the National institute for Health and Clinical excellence (NICE) have recommended that GP s should only prescribe antidepressant medication for severe cases of depression because it is not cost effective otherwise. Indeed, the …

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How to overcome depression: It’s like learning to drive a car

I was once discussing how to overcome depression with my brilliant colleague, Linda, who said, “Overcoming depression is like learning to drive a car.” Blues Begone Active Self Help Clinic Linda used to run the Blues Begone Active Self Help clinic. Blues Begone is part of the NHS provision in Berkshire. It’s a ┬áhome based …

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