Teenage antidepressants 'doing more harm than good' A leading expert in psychiatric medication has said the growing prescription of antidepressants to teenagers is doing more harm than good.
Prof David Healy questioned why they were being given the medication when clinical trial results were so poor.
Last year, figures obtained by BBC Scotland showed more than 5,500 under-18s in Scotland were prescribed antidepressants.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists said the drugs were an important option. BBC News