Newsweek: âAntidepressants do work, and many more people should take them: Major international studyâ
The Independent: âDoctors should prescribe more antidepressants for people with mental health problems, study findsâ
The Telegraph: âThe drugs do work: Anti-depressants should be given to a million more Britons, largest ever review claimsâ
American and British media have been rhapsodizing over the âlargest everâ research project on antidepressants, published last month in the Lancet. They quote the studyâs 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 heâs âvery excitedâ about the studyâs results and boldly declares the âfinal answerâ has been found regarding antidepressantsâ 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.