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Women taking pill more likely to be treated for depression, study finds

Danish research finds that women on combined contraceptive pill are 23% more likely to be prescribed anti-depressants Women who take the contraceptive pill are more likely to be treated for depression, according to a large new study. Millions of women worldwide use hormonal contraceptives, and there have long been reports that they can affect mood. A research project was launched in Denmark to look at the scale of the problem, involving the medical records of more than a million women and adolescent girls.
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