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Category: Antidepressants

Depression: How effective are antidepressants?

Like psychological approaches, antidepressants are a key part of treating depression. They aim to relieve symptoms and prevent depression from coming back.   Opinions vary on how effective antidepressants are […]

How do psychiatric drugs work ?…

This research paper challenges the assumption that drugs for psychiatric problems act against neurochemical substrates of disorders or symptoms. The researchers, question this very assumption, proposing that drugs’ action be […]

The benefits of antidepressant medication?

Meta-analyses (multiple studies) of antidepressant medications have reported only modest benefits over placebo treatment, and when unpublished trial data are included, the benefit falls below accepted criteria for clinical significance. […]