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Depression: It's All In Your Head.

by ilhan
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JayR
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May15-08, 08:19 AM
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Quote Quote by Evo View Post
Please cite peer reviewed studies.
Sorry Evo, that was me blurting out an opinion, I was thinking acute-geri-psych-ward type depression. I did a placement on one during training and pick up overtime shifts there occasionally.
MarkBenson
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Nov5-11, 10:58 AM
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Depression is one of most bad diseas.It's crush your life.To cure depression do activities which you likes most.Try to be happy in routine life.Do some exercise,play your favorite sports. Always try to think positively. Do prayer on daily basis or you can also take support of meditation both are most helpful to come out of depression.
micromass
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Nov5-11, 11:23 AM
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Depression is one of most bad diseas.It's crush your life.To cure depression do activities which you likes most.Try to be happy in routine life.Do some exercise,play your favorite sports. Always try to think positively. Do prayer on daily basis or you can also take support of meditation both are most helpful to come out of depression.
Doing happy things or praying won't cure depression. Depression is a chemical inbalance in the brain. So the most helpful thing to come out of depression is medication. See a psychiatrist, take medication and go into psychotherapy. This is the most helpful thing there is.
Biosyn
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Feb19-12, 11:33 PM
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An interview with Irving Kirsch, an associate director of the Placebo Studies Program at Harvard Medical school was aired on my local news station tonight.
He talked about how he believed response expectancy played a key role in treating depression. He also said that placebos were just as effective as anti-depressants and there were negligible clinical differences. I'm not a psychologist..

I tried to find scholarly articles..but you have to pay..so here's a CBS article.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_16...lacebo-effect/
micromass
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Feb20-12, 12:08 AM
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An interview with Irving Kirsch, an associate director of the Placebo Studies Program at Harvard Medical school was aired on my local news station tonight.
He talked about how he believed response expectancy played a key role in treating depression. He also said that placebos were just as effective as anti-depressants and there were negligible clinical differences. I'm not a psychologist..

I tried to find scholarly articles..but you have to pay..so here's a CBS article.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_16...lacebo-effect/
Please cite peer-reviewed literature.
neyzenyelda
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Feb20-12, 12:31 AM
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Quote Quote by Biosyn View Post
An interview with Irving Kirsch, an associate director of the Placebo Studies Program at Harvard Medical school was aired on my local news station tonight.
He talked about how he believed response expectancy played a key role in treating depression. He also said that placebos were just as effective as anti-depressants and there were negligible clinical differences. I'm not a psychologist..

I tried to find scholarly articles..but you have to pay..so here's a CBS article.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_16...lacebo-effect/
Irving Kirsch makes nonesense. available antidepressants are at least two times more effective than placebos.
getting a FDA approval is not so easy.
plasebo effect is not expected to continue for so long such as more than two months.
however, antidepressants continue thier effects for decades for chronic depressives.
atyy
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Feb20-12, 03:30 PM
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Quote Quote by Biosyn View Post
An interview with Irving Kirsch, an associate director of the Placebo Studies Program at Harvard Medical school was aired on my local news station tonight.
He talked about how he believed response expectancy played a key role in treating depression. He also said that placebos were just as effective as anti-depressants and there were negligible clinical differences. I'm not a psychologist..

I tried to find scholarly articles..but you have to pay..so here's a CBS article.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_16...lacebo-effect/
Quote Quote by micromass View Post
Please cite peer-reviewed literature.
Neither to agree nor disagree, but here are some references:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16020858 (free!)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18356211 (free!)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18303940 (free!)
alan2
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Feb21-12, 08:14 AM
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Wow, I'm a bit surprised that in the 21st century people would still think that depressed people are just really sad or that "stress" causes depression or that just being happy can cure depression.


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