The Report Card on Antidepressants

A study released last week reported that depressed patients put on antidepressants get better at only a slightly higher rate than those treated with a placebo, which is essentially a sugar pill. This is, of course, a potentially concerning finding for people like me, who prescribe antidepressants, and for those of you readers who take them. The results, reported in the open-access journal PLoS Medicine, come from a combined analysis of 35 studies with more than 5,000 patients, evaluating four...Full Story
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