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Antidepressants and effectiveness

By |2016-10-05T06:46:15-04:00February 28th, 2008|Categories: Medication|Tags: , , , , , , |

A recent study from the University of Hull in England stated that antidepressants only help the most severe cases of depression. In the study, subjects responded just as effectively to placebos as they did to antidepressant medication, except in the more severe cases of depression. The following article refutes the study's findings and gives information on [...]

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Children with depression and anxiety are more likely to have allergies

By |2016-10-05T06:46:15-04:00November 1st, 2007|Categories: Asthma, Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , , |

Out of 184 children and teens being evaluated for psychiatric disorders, 57% had a history of allergic disorders, including asthma. Young people with internalizing disorders (such as depression and anxiety) were almost twice as likely to have a history of allergies than young people without an internalizing or externalizing disorder. (ADHD is an example of an [...]

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