Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Depression Is More Than Just Chemical

A fascinating article in the Boston Globe suggests that studies of depression have been heading in the wrong direction. It takes an interesting look at how Prozac works, how it led scientists to research and treat depression in new ways, and how that may have been a bad idea. Not that the people who committed suicide while taking antidepressants was a warning sign, or anything.

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