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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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Antidepressants and chronic pain, targeting chlorine makes the difference

Antidepressants and chronic pain, targeting chlorine makes the difference

Chronic neuropathic pain is associated with nerve damage that affects 8% of the population in France. With the exception of antiepileptics and so-called tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) or serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) which have very partial efficacy, there is no effective treatment without serious side effects. Among the targets of antidepressants, serotonin neurons are …

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