Tag: ssri effectiveness

Antidepressants Increase Suicide Attempts in Youth; No Preventative Effect

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Researchers find that SSRIs increase suicide attempts up to age 24, and have no preventative effect at any age, even for those at high risk of suicide.

No Benefit for Adding Antidepressants to CBT in Severe Depression

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For those with severe depression, inpatient CBT was effective but the adding antidepressants did not improve treatment outcomes.

New Data Reveal the Full Extent of STAR*D Failure

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The initial study, which has been used to promote antidepressants, employed outcome switching to hide poor results.

‚ÄúThe Unfulfilled Promise of the Antidepressant Medications‚ÄĚ

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A new article in The Medical Journal of Australia laments that, while antidepressant use continues to climb, the research evidence shows that their effectiveness...