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Antidepressant Use Doubles Nationwide

Sky News, 19 November 2017

The number of Australians on antidepressants has doubled in the past 17 years with only Iceland having a higher usage of the drugs.

More than 2.7 million Australians are on antidepressants, and with anti-anxiety medications making up 10 of the top 50 most-prescribed drugs on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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