Anti-depressants for a 4-year old

More are going into therapy, and now, prescription medication for depression and anxiety for children is increase in frequency:

Although the number of children suffering from depression remains relatively low, experts claim the rate has dramatically increased in recent years.

According to research by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, as many as 40,000 children and adolescents were prescribed anti-depressants in 2003.


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