Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: antidepressant research

Antidepressants Do Not Improve Quality of Life

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A new study found that taking antidepressants did not improve quality of life.

Regulators Are Approving Drugs Without Clear Evidence That They Work

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Drug regulators frequently approve drugs despite contradictory clinical trial results and without evidence of clinical benefits.

Negative Antidepressant Trials Still Unlikely to Be Published

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Antidepressant trials with negative results are still more likely than not to either be misleadingly spun as positive or unpublished.

Researchers Push to End Placebo Run-in Periods in Antidepressant Studies

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Meta-analysis finds that the placebo run-in methodology reduces the placebo effect and finds antidepressants to be less useful.

Mental Health Survival Kit, Chapter 2: Is Psychiatry Evidence Based? (Part...

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Virtually every single placebo-controlled drug trial in psychiatry is flawed, systematic reviews of trials are also flawed, and guidelines are flawed. Even the drug approval process is flawed.