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Women in crisis as depression fuels binge-drinking and sex - research

Publié par Clifford Armion le 01/11/2011

Tim Ross

"More than 15 million women have suffered mental health problems of some kind, and are twice as likely as men to be depressed, the study said.

"Depression can be highly damaging, leading women to engage in self-destructive behaviour such as drinking, sexual promiscuity and building up debt, according to the report, released by support group Platform 51, formerly the YWCA.

"The group called on ministers to review the over-reliance on anti-depressant drugs to treat mild and moderate mental health problems and to make counselling and psychotherapy more easily available to women."

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"Women in crisis as depression fuels binge-drinking and sex - research", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2011. Consulté le 05/08/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/women-in-crisis-as-depression-fuels-binge-drinking-and-sex-research