Is SSRI Efficacy Real, or Just a Placebo Response?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 16, Number 5, April 2018
Adam Strassberg, MD.
Dr. Strassberg has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Over the last several years, there’s been a lively debate about the efficacy of antidepressants. Meta-analyses have shown that antidepressants do outperform placebo in most studies. However, active medications cause more side effects than placebo pills.