9 Nov 2018

Antidepressant use in NZ rises

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 9 November 2018

New Zealanders are continuing to use more antidepressants but there is no sign it's improving mental health. That's the conclusion of Otago University research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal on Friday. At the same time, this country is the eighth highest consumer of antidepressants per person in the OECD. RNZ health correspondent Karen Brown has the story.