5.2 General and overview comments

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DRUG - antidepressant: abuse - actions - advertising - benefits - clinical trials - consumption - dependence - effects - evaluation - experience - long-term effectiveness - prescribing - promotion - regulation - risk - SSRIs - use - warnings - withdrawal
ACTORS: GPs, psychiatrists, Royal Colleges, pharmaceutical companies; government regulation, MCA, CSM, press and media; people, patients and consumers.
ISSUES: Standards - responsibilities - accountability - information - interpretation - bias - corruption - communication - power - dependence - money - culture of medicine - and spirit of science
DEPRESSION: Definition of - Nature of - Significance of - Experience of - being Treated for - Treating - Non-Drug treatment - Defeat Depression Campaign
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