Danny Carlat on the big new antidepressants-don’t-work study

The study made news–see, for example, this piece in the New York Times. But do the results really mean that antidepressants are ineffective? I don’t think so. In order to understand the implications of the study, you have to understand how clinical trials are conducted, and how radically they differ from usual care.

via carlatpsychiatry.blogspot.com

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