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The Depressing News about Antidepressants Module Reading

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1F90
Professor
Kathryn Belicki
Semester
Winter

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Antidepressants help aboutof people with depression who take themYes the drugs are effective lift depression in most But benefit hardly more than what patients get when they unknowingly and as part of study take a placebobelieving makes it so placebo improved about 75 as much as those on drugsConclude that share of drug effects come from expectations to help them not from direct chemical action on the brain40 clinical trials never been publishedThe unpublished studies failed to show significant benefit from taking actual drugsDepression is a devastating underdiagnosed and undertreated diseaseDefenders of drugs scoff idea that FDA would approve ineffective drugsFDA requires only two welldesigned clinical trials showing a drug is more effective than a placeboDoctors see with their own eyes feel with their heats drugs lift the black cloud fro
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