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Tranquillisers Sunday, 13 May, 2001, 20:01 GMT 21:01 UK
The Tranquilliser Trap: Alison Cobb took your questions
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Alison Cobb, policy officer for MIND the mental health charity, answered your questions on the issues raised in The Tranquilliser Trap. Click on the link below to watch coverage of the forum.

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Panorama has revealed that around one million people are now hooked on tranquillisers. It is officially recognised that they should not be prescribed for longer than four weeks at a time.

But despite strict guidelines on their prescription, people in Britain are still prescribed them long-term

Panorama: Special report on tranquillisers


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