Higher prescription of antidepressants for children and adolescents in Sweden than in Denmark and Norway

Together with Scandinavian collaborators, Johan Reutfors, psychiatrist and researcher at the CPE, have found a considerably higher prescription of antidepressants for children and adolescents in Sweden than in Denmark and Norway.

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The pattern was similar for sleeping medication. The researchers are now moving on to try to find factors behind the differences. More about this has been reported by the

 Swedish Radio and

the Aftonbladet Daily news podcast.