Antidepressant withdrawal 'much greater problem than guidelines suggest'

The incidence, severity and duration of antidepressant withdrawal is much greater than NICE guidance acknowledges, according to the authors of a new systematic review of 23 studies.

by Chloe Harman
NHS figures show there were nearly 65 million antidepressant prescriptions given out in England in 2016. | iStock.com/FatCamera
NHS figures show there were nearly 65 million antidepressant prescriptions given out in England in 2016. | iStock.com/FatCamera

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