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Antidepressants and other drugs in water environments changing fish behaviour

Researchers at Monash University have found the behaviour of fish can change if they ingest pharmaceuticals, such as antidepressants that have been incorrectly disposed of.

The research published in the Biology Letters journal revealed that psychoactive pollutants can change the behaviour and mood of wildlife — just like it does to humans.

  • Staff
  • ABC News

Monash University Professor Bob Wong said the research focused on many different pharmaceuticals including antidepressants, such as …

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