Oh this is going to be a scandal - a large-scale meta-analysis of anti-depressant medication has shown that Prozac, the third most prescribed antidepressant in the US, doesn’t work.
The paper (Initial Severity and Antidepressant Benefits: A Meta-Analysis of Data Submitted to the Food and Drug Administration) obtained all the clinical trial information from the ... Read more »
Irving Kirsch, Brett Deacon, Tania Huedo-Medina, Alan Scoboria, Thomas Moore, & Blair Johnson. (2008) Initial Severity and Antidepressant Benefits: A Meta-Analysis of Data Submitted to the Food and Drug Administration. PLoS Medicine, 5(2). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050045
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