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Newsweek: ‚ÄúAntidepressants do work, and many more people should take them: Major international study‚ÄĚ
The Independent: ‚ÄúDoctors should prescribe more antidepressants for people with mental health problems, study finds‚ÄĚ
The Telegraph: ‚ÄúThe drugs do work: Anti-depressants should be given to a million more Britons, largest ever review claims‚ÄĚ
American and British media have been rhapsodizing over the ‚Äúlargest ever‚ÄĚ research project on antidepressants, published last month in the Lancet. They quote the study‚Äôs prestigious Oxford authors claiming their research proves millions more people should be taking antidepressants and that holding back is like denying needed treatment to patients with hypertension or cancer. The lead researcher says he‚Äôs ‚Äúvery excited‚ÄĚ about the study‚Äôs results and boldly declares the ‚Äúfinal answer‚ÄĚ has been found regarding antidepressants‚Äô effectiveness....
This was a very long article, and I could not get a conclusion to their point, it seems they can't pick a side, they feel these drugs are still relevant, but at the same time, they make billions of dollars for immoral corporations. I'm pretty sure many of us know someone who is a sociopath, or bi-polar, pride and paranoid, and struggle on what to do with them, sedating them and making them quiet is really tempting, but also clearly that is not getting to the root of the problem, sin. And to fix that, we have to wait upon the Lord to act, and He may never act on their hearts.