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Explaining the rise in antidepressant prescribing: a descriptive study using the general practice research database

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 23 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4361

In the results section in the full (online) version of this article by Michael Moore and colleagues (BMJ 2009;339:b3999, doi:10.1136/bmj.b3999), we overstated by a factor of 10 the percentages given for the incidence of new cases of depression in 1993: the values should be 1.58% for women and 0.78% for men. The percentages for incidence in the whole cohort compared with those in the stable practices are also overstated by a factor of 10: the values should be 0.93% versus 0.78% for men and 1.83% versus 1.58% for women.


Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4361

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