• The most popular drugs prescribed for depression really do work, a large new study suggests

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A large new review of studies finds that antidepressants work.
    The study was written by a team of 18 specialists and looked at more than 500 trials comprising more than 100,000 people. All 21 of the drugs they studied were more effective than a placebo at reducing the symptoms of depression.
    Still, antidepressants are not magic, and studies suggest they work best when used as part of a broader treatment approach.
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