500% Increase in Irish Children Prescribed Psych Drugs Over Past Decade

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From the Irish Examiner: “The number of children who have been prescribed psychiatric medication has increased by nearly 500% over the past decade.

The rise amounts to more than 5,300 medical-card patients.

The trend is out of sync with the same stats for the general population, which has seen only a 12% rise in the same time frame.”

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  1. Ireland has a very large Pharmaceutical Industry.

    “…A new study by UCD and Jigsaw yesterday shows one in four young people in Ireland suffers from anxiety . .”

    I believe Robert Whitaker said, that everyone suffered from Anxiety.

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