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A shocking study questions the effectiveness of antidepressants

Thunderbolt within psychiatry. A study published at the end of July 2022 questions the benefits of serotonin and accuses antidepressants of having a placebo effect. An analysis that does not achieve consensus among scientists. 1.9 million. This is the number of additional antidepressants delivered in France between 2020 and 2021, according to an Epi-flagship report …

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A review of the literature challenges the “serotonin theory” in depression

A review of the literature challenges the “serotonin theory” in depression

Explored for decades by medical research, the association of depression with a low concentration or reduced activity of serotonin is a myth, according to an analysis of the literature published in “Molecular Psychiatry”. “It is always difficult to prove a negative link, but I think we can safely say that after extensive research over several …

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