Effectiveness of Antidepressants

Posted By on January 6, 2010

Are antidepressants being over prescribed for patients with less severe depression AND are they ineffective? See JAMA Vol. 303 No. 1, January 6, 2010.

EDIT: Adding PDF of article (removed 1/16/2010) from Load2All.com.

JAMA Analysis of Antidepressants Suggests Effectiveness Varies Widely

Patients with severe depression benefit most from antidepressant medications while those with less-severe symptoms see little or no benefit, according to a new analysis released Tuesday. Wall Street Journal, page B12

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