PaxilJust to say that I've put a detailed essay up on XX about the recent news on antidepressants: the claim that they don't work for minor depression, the claim that they do more to change personality than to moderate mood disorder, and the claim that depressed people rarely get a full course of them anyway. Judith Warner has a similar, less technical piece appearing as a New York Times op-ed.

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