Study shows psychological, interpersonal effects of antidepressants have reached bizarre levels

This article reflects a big concern with antidepressants as a long-term treatment for depresion. Eye-opening.

  1. It’s a difficult thing to study, isn’t it? Because a lot of the things they were asked about are symptoms of depression. Hard to separate the confounding factors …

      1. I’d accept that premise.

        I know one doctor here in Australia who’s very anti-antidepressants (ha, didn’t know that would come out so cutely!) because he talks about seratonin levels in spinal fluid, or somesuch. I can’t agree with him, because I have experiential knowledge of the efficacy of the right antidepressant at the right time – but even I believe that depression and other mood disorders need a multidimensional treatment.

  2. It’s a difficult thing to study, isn’t it? Because a lot of the things they were asked about are symptoms of depression. Hard to separate the confounding factors …

      1. I’d accept that premise.

        I know one doctor here in Australia who’s very anti-antidepressants (ha, didn’t know that would come out so cutely!) because he talks about seratonin levels in spinal fluid, or somesuch. I can’t agree with him, because I have experiential knowledge of the efficacy of the right antidepressant at the right time – but even I believe that depression and other mood disorders need a multidimensional treatment.