Increased prescribing has little effect on depression levels in care homes

According to a study by the Universities of Cambridge and East Anglia dating from 1991-2011, antidepressant use in care homes has risen from 7.4 per cent to 29.2 per cent, although the prevalence of depression in care homes remains unchanged at around one in ten residents. The findings have prompted lead study author Prof AntonyContinue reading “Increased prescribing has little effect on depression levels in care homes”