Anti-depressants: Children

Health written question – answered at on 18 July 2011.

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Photo of Stephen Gilbert Stephen Gilbert Liberal Democrat, St Austell and Newquay

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of children aged between (a) 0 and 15 years and (b) 16 and 18 years who were prescribed anti-depressants in each year since 1997.

Photo of Paul Burstow Paul Burstow The Minister of State, Department of Health

No estimate has been made. Information on the ages of individuals prescribed anti-depressants is not collected.

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