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Encouraging Opinion in the Irish Medical Times by doctor Dermod J. Ward:  'Antidepressants are not antidepressants'




2008 : ‘Why antidepressants are not antidepressants: STEP-BD,STAR*D, and the return of neurotic depression


Doctor Ward : "It remains puzzling that a finding such as the 10-year-old PubMed publication was not followed by a veritable tsunami of comment in the 10-year hiatus since 2008: has not already had the sort of research attention it would seem to deserve. Moncrieff considers that … “patients should be informed that there is no evidence that antidepressants work by correcting a chemical imbalance, that antidepressants have mind-altering effects, and that evidence suggests they produce no noticeable benefit compared with placebo”.

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