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which countries consume the most anti-depressants?

Postby DT. » Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:58 pm

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Re: which countries consume the most anti-depressants?

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:34 pm

DT. wrote:Guess what...it's not the US.

Http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-me ... epressants


That's really interesting.

I can understand why Icelanders might be prescribed the most, living in such a unique climate, with a low population level. These are factors which contribute to problems. But why so high for those, supposedly, happy-go-lucky antipodean, "No worries" types?
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Re: which countries consume the most anti-depressants?

Postby Pyrpolizer » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:34 pm

DT. wrote:Guess what...it's not the US.

Http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-me ... epressants


I am wondering what Paphitis has to say about this? presumably Australia is the merriest of the lands
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Re: which countries consume the most anti-depressants?

Postby Paphitis » Thu Nov 12, 2015 12:47 am

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
DT. wrote:Guess what...it's not the US.

Http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-me ... epressants


That's really interesting.

I can understand why Icelanders might be prescribed the most, living in such a unique climate, with a low population level. These are factors which contribute to problems. But why so high for those, supposedly, happy-go-lucky antipodean, "No worries" types?


It's an accurate depiction of the prescription habits of Doctors in some countries, and the level of Medical Cover and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme where Medicines are pretty much almost free.

Also, there are over 150,000 Aussie Veterans from Vietnam, and Desert Storm 1 who are heavily dependent on PTSD drugs. It's one of the highest Veteran's Populations per capita on the planet and suicide rate is high, far more than the USA or UK. Then after this, there may be future issues with Afghan Vets, Iraq2, Iraq3 and Syria.

But overall, Australia is the best country in the world. Those who live in places like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart etc have very little to complain about compared to the rest of the world.

You should try it but be warned. We have resorted to putting Kiwis at the Christmas Island Detention Centres now.

Now for Aussies to do this to their ANZAC Brothers and Sisters, silly anti British, anti NATO, DAESH supporting Cypriot twats will probably end up in da Gas Chambers! :mrgreen:

There are more Anglo Immigration Detainees ever since they cleared the other backlogs, now all illegal immigrants get a room at a Super Max facility in balls and chains even without trial before deportation, especially illegals even with minor offences like shop lifting.

Who said we discriminate?

AND USA, eat your heart out! :mrgreen:

So what hope do the rest of you have in the lucky country? 8)

If you want to be an illegal immigrant in Australia, you probably need a lot of anti depressants as well as other medicines because you're probably not very bright at all. So that probably scews the results a little.
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Re: which countries consume the most anti-depressants?

Postby kurupetos » Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:20 am

Reasonable... most people in these countries are not Christian Orthodox. :wink:
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Re: which countries consume the most anti-depressants?

Postby Paphitis » Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:26 am

kurupetos wrote:Reasonable... most people in these countries are not Christian Orthodox. :wink:


Orthodox are some of the unhappiest people out there. All you need to do is observe the stupid carry on at funerals. The most undignified crap you will ever witness.

I would be embarrassed if I was the dead person. :?

Also, in Greece and Cyprus you have to pay for your meds, so you goes suffer in silence because you can't afford them now! :mrgreen:

Which explains the USA. They have a botched up Medical system which is why they don't feature along with Greece and Cyprus.
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