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Antidepressants No Better Than Placebo

Marilyn Folk BScN medical reviewer
Written by: Jim Folk.
Medically reviewed by: Marilyn Folk, BScN.
Updated: May 11, 2019

That is true. We heard about this study some months ago (in 2009), but recently a television station did a news story on it. You can find that news story below:

We have a more comprehensive write up about it in the Recovery Support area. Member's can find the link to it in Chapter 14.

You can also find more information about this in our article "Chemical Imbalance theory proven false."


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