Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Drug companies published successful antidepressant studies, but did NOT publish unsuccessful ones
Dr. Kirsch is a psychologist from Harvard University who has been studying placebos for 36 years, who says that for mild to moderate depression, antidepressants are no better than placebo.Read the entire article | Email this article
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Half of antidepressant studies show NO difference between drug and placebo, Irving Kirsch, PhD
Antidepressants provide no benefits to people with mild to moderate depression, Walter Brown, MD
Dr. Brown has coauthored two studies of antidepressants that largely corroborate Dr. Irving Kirsch's findings, that antidepressants are not much more effective than placebo for people with mild to moderate depression.
"The number of antidepressant prescriptions over the last decade has increase, and most troublesome, the biggest increase is in those who are mildly depressed who are the one's who are least likely to benefit from them," Dr. Brown noted (7.5-minutes into the video). Read the entire article | Email this article
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