Drugs, not therapy, the first line of treatment for troubled adolescents

There are 3 comments on the Sydney Morning Herald story from Jul 8, 2012, titled Drugs, not therapy, the first line of treatment for troubled adolescents. In it, Sydney Morning Herald reports that:

QUARTERS of depressed adolescents are prescribed drugs before psychotherapy has been given a proper chance to work, and their progress on antidepressant medication is inadequately monitored, according to a study of 150 clients referred to a youth mental health service.

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“benzo hunting”

Since: Jul 11

Newcastle upon Tyne

#1 Jul 8, 2012
I'm suffering severe depression Been through "many" unreal situations in my 26 years of life.. Had all the panic anxiety disorders as a side effect.. Tried doctors countless times I'm totally on my own after my girlfriend of over 7 years left me.. I'm thinking of ending it all now seriously after 11 years of crap in my life ive seriously had enough
Bennett
#2 Sep 24, 2013
I have ordered 2 times from this website PILLSMEDSHOP. COM . I called yesterday the customer care and asked for a discount as i was about to order twice the regular amount.
Hilde

UK

#3 Jan 30, 2014
I've been on Effexor from http://goo.gl/3FuqC7 only one week but am cautiously very optimistic. Prior to this I was on citalopram but still feeling very low and sleeping poorly, feeling like I needed to be in bed 12-16 hours a day. Now I am waking naturally after only 8 hours sleep and finding it much easier to concentrate at work. I can hardly believe it is working so quickly but I feel so much better. I've had no side effects.

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