By Harriet Hernando for MailOnline. Soaring numbers of children are being prescribed antidepressants, alarming new figures revealed today. The number of young people given the drugs has increased by more than 50 per cent in seven years, according to a World Health Organisation study. Experts called the rise 'concerning' and said it raises questions about whether antidepressants are being prescribed without sufficient reason. There are concerns the drugs could trigger suicidal behaviour in young people with developing brains, a warning that caused usage to temporarily dip in
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Studies of MVA survivors paint a similar picture in some regards. Interestingly, studies have not found much support for the influence of specific characteristics of the accident such as how severe it was or whether the driver or passengers were injured on the development of PTSD. Instead, there is more support for the influence of how the person perceives and subsequently responds to the accident. For example, a study found that the perception that your life was in danger was the strongest predictor for PTSD six months after the trauma.
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Newly licensed drivers between 16 and 17 years old are nearly three times as likely as adults to be involved in a fatal car accident, according to an analysis of traffic safety. They called the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day the " deadliest days," because the number of teen drivers on the road goes way up. During that time, the average number of teen driver accidents rises 15 percent compared to the rest of the year.