Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Kirsch

Researchers: It’s Time to Stop Recommending Antidepressants for Depression

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Researchers review a new synthesis of the existing evidence and conclude that the harms of antidepressants outweigh any benefits.

Does Active Placebo Response Explain Antidepressant Results?

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A new study investigated whether participants guessing if they have an antidepressant or placebo affects response rates.

Science Vs Podcast Looks at Antidepressants and Placebos

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“Do antidepressants work? There’s an intriguing body of research that suggests the power of antidepressants doesn’t come from chemicals in the drugs, but from...

A Pharmaceutical Company That Agrees With Irving Kirsch? Wellbutrin Advertised as...

Irving Kirsch (the psychologist who has argued that antidepressants offer a marginal advantage over placebos) has agreement from an unlikely source- advertisements from a pharmaceutical company, which agree completely...