For The Times, Labour MP Luciana Berger writes about her concerns with the increased use of antidepressants. “Antidepressants should never be prescribed as a first response to mild depression,” she writes. “Psychological therapies are what the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends. Unlike fluoxetine, citalopram and the rest, talking therapies are non-addictive and can be matched to a patient’s needs.”
And they aren’t even a quick fix since they work no better than placebo. These damned things need to be banned because they don’t do what they’re supposed to do and they have dangerous effects and they are addictive, causing withdrawal when people do try to get off them. BAN THE DAMNED THINGS!