Prozac's Not For Everyone? You Don't Say!

A new study has emerged from England, questioning the efficacy of Prozac and other SSRIs. According to the lead researcher on the study, University of Hull Professor Irving Kirsch, "The difference in improvement between patients taking placebos and patients taking anti-depressants is not very great." The study concluded … » 2/26/08 9:30am 2/26/08 9:30am

What's The Difference Between A "Real" Depressive And A "Lazy" Pill Freak?

There's a major backlash a-brewin' against the use of psychotropic medication to battle depression, and the forthcoming book Comfortably Numb by Charles Barber, could easily be called the bible of that backlash. Barber, a psychiatrist, cautions against over-medication, and argues that, "anger, greed, laziness,… » 1/29/08 4:30pm 1/29/08 4:30pm