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Anti-depressant usage still going up, NHS figures show

The use of anti-depressants across Wales is continuing to rise, with the latest NHS figures showing that in one part of the country as many as one-in-five adults picks up a prescription for antidepressants every month.

Usage levels in Bridgend and six other counties across the south Wales valleys are above the highest in England.

BBC News Wales correspondent Hywel Griffith has been to try and find out why.

Is England a nation on anti-depressants?

  • 12 Aug 2013
  • From the section Wales