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Both the study and this writer miss something very important.
Depression comes in many varied forms.
It almost a spectrum of disorders from deep depression to alcoholism to panic attacks to general anxiety.
And it has long been known that these medications are not equally effective for all of these shadings or forms of depression.
But for some, they are extraordinarily effective, life-changing almost.
It does people a great disservice to pooh-pooh them.