Title: Real life decisions: nudge or hold? Antidepressant withdrawal and behaviour modification

Date aired: 03.11.2021


Lewis G, Marston L, Duffy L et al. Maintenance or discontinuation of antidepressants in primary care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 2021; 385(14): 1257-1267. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2106356

Dai, H. et al (2021) Behavioural nudges increase COVID-19 vaccinations. Nature, Vol 597, September, pp. 404–409


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