RCGP pledges to make youth mental health a priority

Earlier this week the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) warned that there has been a rise in the number of young people with mental health problems since the recession – and that doctors are not being given the right training to identify and treat those problems.

Antidepressants are over-prescribed says study

Professor of Primary Medical Care at Liverpool University Chris Dowrick has said that up to half of patients receiving treatment for depression or anxiety have been misdiagnosed.