The Antidepressant WebMarketing depression and making medicines work.

@article{Medawar1997TheAW,
  title={The Antidepressant WebMarketing depression and making medicines work.},
  author={Charles Medawar},
  journal={The International journal of risk & safety in medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={75-126}
}
This paper was conceived as chapters two and three of the still unwritten book, and as a basis for discussion on an Internet website and elsewhere. These chapters examine hard evidence relating to a wholly rhetorical and hypothetical question, "Do antidepressants work?" The question provides the broadest possible framework for looking at the meaning and values of medicine. Implicitly, the question also asks: what is better than nothing, and how much better are antidepressant drugs than the… CONTINUE READING
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