... i see what you are saying, and I agree that antidepressants seem to be handed out quite frequently, but yes, GPs are definitely qualified to diagnose depression, and they are just as qualified to hand out anti-depressants.
I do disagree in you thinking depression is overdiagnosed (well, you didn't say that, but you implied it). Depression, in fact, is greatly... (5 replies)
... le" with the proposed safety of antidepressants that they feel they can just hand them out like candy. In fact, I typed a report rather recently of a case where Paxil was given to a 12 year old!! Last I knew the FDA had not approved Paxil for use in children. Am I correct? ... (5 replies)
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